By Grae Stafford – Cleta Mitchell, the legal counsel for True the Vote, one of the conservative groups targeted by the IRS due to their political activity, accused President Obama of lying during his interview with Bill O’Reilly when he claimed that there was not a “smidgen of corruption” surrounding the IRS scandal. “He’s lying. […]
By Grae Stafford - Cleta Mitchell, the legal counsel for True the Vote, one of ...
By Ayobami Olugbemiga The battle between Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight ...
By Stephan Dinan - The House Oversight Committee voted along party lines Thursday to cite ...
By Patrick Howley IRS agents testified before Congress that the agency’s political targeting did not ...
By Ayobami Olugbemiga The battle between Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the committee’s top Democrat, Elijah Cummings of Maryland, intensified Wednesday when Issa accused Cummings of colluding with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to target conservative non-profit group True the Vote. “Although you have previously denied that […]
By Stephan Dinan – The House Oversight Committee voted along party lines Thursday to cite Lois G. Lerner for contempt of Congress, rejecting Democrats’ comparisons to McCarthy-style tactics in the 1950s and saying Congress has a right to get information about Ms. Lerner’s role in the IRS’s tea party targeting scandal. After a tempestuous debate, […]
By Patrick Howley IRS agents testified before Congress that the agency’s political targeting did not apply to progressive groups as Democrats and the media have claimed, according to a bombshell new staff report prepared by the House Oversight Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa. IRS agents testified before Oversight that ACORN groups were scrutinized because the […]
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says it will take years to review former IRS official Lois Lerner’s email correspondence and release it to the Oversight and Government Reform Committee By Lalita Clozel – The head of the Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday that it would take years to turn over all the documents subpoenaed by the […]
Lois Lerner fears for her life if she testifies at Wednesday’s oversight Hearing By Patrick Howley – Lois Lerner fears for her life if she testifies openly before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Wednesday, according to her attorney. House oversight committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa announced Sunday that Lerner will testify at Wednesday’s hearing, […]
By Joe Schaeffer – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has called on the IRS to stop trying to curb the free-speech rights of nonprofit civic groups that engage in political activities. In a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Thursday, the Chamber decried a “fatally flawed” proposal that it said would create a “no-speech […]
There are only two days left for the public to provide comments to the IRS regarding proposed new rules that are designed to stifle conservative non-profit groups and legitimize the IRS’ ongoing, illegal practice of targeting those same organizations. Last year, the nation was outraged to learn that the IRS under the Obama Administration had […]
The IRS “improperly withheld” documents to prevent a government transparency group from commenting on the agency’s new rules restricting the political activity of nonprofit groups, according to a new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) complaint. The group Cause of Action requested four sets of communications between the IRS and administration officials to ensure that political […]
Democrats close ranks behind their campaign against conservatives By Robert Knight – Lawyer Cleta Mitchell, who represents many groups that the IRS has been tyrannizing since 2009, told the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee that “the IRS scandal is not over. It is continuing to this day, and the Department of Justice investigation is […]