New Emails Show Lois Lerner Was in Contact With DOJ About Prosecuting Tax Exempt Groups

Katie Pavlich Townhall 4/16/2014

According to new IRS emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request from Judicial Watch, former head of tax exempt groups at the IRS Lois Lerner was in contact with the Department of Justice in May 2013 about whether tax exempt groups could be criminally prosecuted for “lying” about political […]

IRS Hearing: Trail Leads to Washington, Not Cincinnati ‘Rogues’

Joel B. Pollak Breitbart.com Big Government 18 Jul 2013

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform resumed hearings on the IRS scandal Thursday, featuring two key witnesses: Cincinnati-based IRS employee Elizabeth Hofacre, and Washington-based IRS lawyer Carter Hull, who recently retired after 48 years of service.

While both said they were unaware of any […]

Top IRS official will invoke 5th Amendment

Richard Simon and Joseph Tanfani The Los Angeles Times 5/21/2013

A top IRS official in the division that reviews nonprofit groups will invoke the 5th Amendment and refuse to answer questions before a House committee investigating the agency’s improper screening of conservative nonprofit groups.

Lois Lerner, the head of the exempt organizations division of the […]

NYT: Obama Administration Knew of IRS Scandal 5 Months Before Election

John Nolte Breitbart.com Big Journalism 17 May 2013

In no uncertain terms and with no hedging, The New York Times reports that the Obama Administration was aware of the fact that the IRS was targeting Tea Party groups as far back as June of 2012. The Treasury Department’s Inspector General confirmed that he told senior […]