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DOJ – Lois Lerner to face no criminal charges

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 23, 2015 at 3:06pm 10/23/2015 at 3:06pm

CNN Reports:

The Justice Department notified members of Congress on Friday that it is closing its two-year investig...

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IRS: Lois Lerner had second secret personal email account (in addition to “Toby Miles”)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 12:07pm 9/1/2015 at 12:07pm

Last week, in an August 24, 2015 Status Report, the Internal Revenue Service disclosed that Lois Lerner used a secret personal email account denominated as “Toby Miles.” The filing was in a FOIA case filed by Judicial Watch.

In a filing last night of an August 31, 2015 Status Report, the IRS revealed that...

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Who is “Toby Miles” and why did Lois Lerner use that name for secret email account? (Court Document)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 10:05am 8/25/2015 at 10:05am

Late last night the IRS filed a Status Report (full embed at bottom of post) disclosing that Lois Lerner used a secret email account for some official business, under the name “Toby Miles.”

The Washington Times reports:

Lois Lerner had yet another personal email account used to conduct some IRS business, the tax...

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Lois Lerner Emails: Republicans are Evil and Dishonest

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 14, 2015 at 8:30am 8/14/2015 at 8:30am

Lois Lerner is back in the news. According to a new report, emails Lerner sent to a friend reveal that the called Republicans evil and dishonest.

She also criticized the Citizens United ruling as one of the worst things to happen in the United States.

Andrew Kugle of the Washington Free Beacon:

Lois Lerner:...

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Jindal: If Elected President, Will Send the IRS Into Planned Parenthood

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 5:00pm 8/8/2015 at 5:00pm

When Lois Lerner preemptively “broke” the story in 2013 about the IRS targeting conservative groups from (at least) 2010 to the time leading up to the 2012 presidential election, there was outrage and a bit of curiosity because it was she, then director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the IRS,...

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Chaffetz to Obama: Fire the IRS Commissioner

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 11:40am 7/28/2015 at 11:40am

Yesterday, House Oversight committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) wrote a detailed letter to President Obama asking him to remove IRS chief John Koskinen from office.

“Detailed” is an understatement. Chaffetz’s 29-page request reasserts Congress’ efforts to...

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Report: IRS Used Donor Lists to Target Conservatives for Audits

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 7:00am 7/23/2015 at 7:00am

President Obama appeared on the Daily Show this week and claimed that the IRS never targeted the Tea Party.

Yet according to an explosive new report from Judicial Watch, the IRS used donor lists from certain organizations to target specific people for audits:

Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS Used Donor Lists to...

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Post-SCOTUS Gay Marriage: Religious institution tax exemptions at risk

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 6:30pm 6/28/2015 at 6:30pm

Forty-eight hours after the Supreme Court’s monumental gay marriage decision, and progressives are already calling for an end to tax exemptions for churches.

Anticipating the Supreme Court’s eventual ruling on Obergefell v. Hodges, Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Raul Labrador introduced the First Amendment Defense Act. The bill would protect religious institutions...

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Rand Paul Releases Fair and Flat Tax Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 6:00pm 6/20/2015 at 6:00pm

Earlier this year, Rasmussen released a poll showing that only 31% of Americans trust the IRS to enforce tax laws fairly.  Given the targeting of conservatives, reports of refunds going to illegals who didn’t pay taxes, and the sharing of confidential tax payer information with the White House, it’s surprising the...

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IRS Stalls on Sharing New Lois Lerner Emails

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10:00am 6/16/2015 at 10:00am

The race for 2016 has shifted the focus of the media and many Americans away from the IRS scandal, but a new development in the story has come to light.

Over 6,000 Lois Lerner emails have been found but the IRS is stalling on sharing them.

You’ll never guess why.

Gerri Willis of...

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ICYMI: More of Lois Lerner’s e-mails found

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 10:00am 4/30/2015 at 10:00am

Last time we saw Lois Lerner, she was breathing a sigh of relief upon hearing the news that the DOJ had declined to pursue contempt charges after her refusal to testify before a House committee.

At the time, this may have seemed like a huge win, but in context, a contempt charge...

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Judge Orders IRS to release Tea Party target list

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 10:30am 4/5/2015 at 10:30am

The Department of Justice may have let Lois Lerner off the hook, but a judge has ordered the IRS to release the names of the Tea Party groups that were singled out for scrutiny.

Stephen Dinan of the Washington Times:

Judge orders IRS to release list of tea party groups targeted for scrutiny

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DOJ lets Lois Lerner off the contempt hook

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 3:36pm 4/1/2015 at 3:36pm

You all remember Lois Lerner’s contemptuous refusal to testify before a House Committee after she gave an opening statement in which she effectively testified to her defense.

The House sought a DOJ prosecution for contempt.

News that will shock no one, DOJ will not prosecute.

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Obama Administration Scandal Bracketology

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:00am 3/27/2015 at 10:00am

President Barack Obama’s administration has been one rife with scandals. Some pertain directly to the President himself and his own actions–like the recent immigration executive order that some say unconstitutionally side-stepped Congress–and some to members of his administration, like the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS and the Secret Service’s...

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Al Sharpton’s Tax Records Destroyed by Fire… Twice

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 8:30am 3/12/2015 at 8:30am

Al Sharpton’s tax problems are well known. It’s a good thing he isn’t a member of the Tea Party, otherwise he might be in real trouble with the IRS. Luckily for the good reverend, he’s a liberal progressive and therefore subject to a different set of rules.

What you may not have...

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IRS Flip-Flop: Illegals who didn’t pay taxes will still receive refunds

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 1:00pm 2/12/2015 at 1:00pm

Last week, we covered IRS Commissioner John Koskinen’s testimony about the shocking tax consequences of Obama’s executive amnesty plan. In previous testimony before Congress, Koskinen explained that illegal immigrants who were granted amnesty would be eligible to receive back-refunds in the form of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—but only if...

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White House Holding Back Tea Party Targeting Docs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 8:30am 2/11/2015 at 8:30am

One year ago, Barack Obama told Bill O’Reilly that there wasn’t even a smidgeon of corruption at the IRS. If that statement was true, why is the Obama administration refusing to share documents related to the IRS targeting scandal?

Bob Cusack of The Hill reported yesterday:

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