By Platt Liebau – If the Obama administration has nothing to hide when it comes to the IRS targeting scandal, it’s hard to explain all the delays and obfuscations attending the investigation of it. Now, congressional investigators suspect that the FBI has gotten marching orders from Eric Holder’s Justice Department not to be forthcoming. From […]
By Platt Liebau - If the Obama administration has nothing to hide when it comes ...
By Jonathan S. Tobin Earlier this year, the nation was outraged to learn that the ...
From the “pattern of behavior” file… By Alex Newman - With the Obama administration still ...
The Obama administration launched an attempt Tuesday to limit the same class of politically active ...
By Jonathan S. Tobin Earlier this year, the nation was outraged to learn that the Internal Revenue Service was singling out conservative and religious groups for discriminatory treatment when they applied for non-profit status. That scandal—which went to the heart of the Obama administration’s abuse of power and disregard for constitutional principles—briefly held center stage […]
From the “pattern of behavior” file… By Alex Newman – With the Obama administration still under fire for scandalously abusing the IRS to target conservative and Tea Party organizations, a Democrat-led District Attorney’s office in Wisconsin is making headlines nationwide for a controversial secret investigation — a so-called “fishing expedition,” according to some critics — […]
The Obama administration launched an attempt Tuesday to limit the same class of politically active non-profit groups the IRS was accused of targeting last summer. Under the proposed new rules, organizations that fall under the tax-exempt 501(c)(4) umbrella would also be more clearly identified during campaigns. The new guidance would curtail activities such as running […]
The Internal Revenue Service was in clear violation of the law when Lois Learner turned over documents to the federal election commission. “She may have been even turning over donor information,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. The public watchdog group Judicial Watch told Secrets Thursday that it was former boss Lois Lerner who shared […]
Judicial Watch reports that it has obtained email exchanges between disgraced IRS official Lois Lerner and enforcement attorneys at the Federal Election Commission. Lerner worked at the FEC before moving over to the IRS, and at the FEC developed a reputation for wielding her power against a conservative candidate and Christian-based political groups. According to […]
By James Pitcher – This year’s scandal surrounding the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups might soon start hitting taxpayers in the wallet by way of legal fees. The Justice Department has hired the Downtown Cincinnati offices of two law firms to represent the personal interests of 19 Internal Revenue Service workers in a […]
By Cheryl K. Chumley The government watchdog Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service, insisting the agency release previously demanded documents made under a Freedom of Information Act request that would clarify how conservative groups were screened for nonprofit status. Judicial Watch filed the suit on Oct. 9 but announced it Tuesday. […]
By Patrick Howley – The White House official who exchanged confidential taxpayer information with the IRS is a longtime Obama advisor and progressive activist who is currently the most powerful official on Obamacare implementation within the White House. Jeanne Lambrew, deputy assistant to the president for health policy, entered Obama-world in 2008 as a health-policy […]
By Cathy Burke Top IRS officials repeatedly used private email to do official business, including sending classified documents to non-agency email addresses, U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa says. Issa, a California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, wrote a letter to IRS Acting Commissioner Daniel Werfel outlining a “troubling pattern” involving […]