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IRS: By the way, we also wiped clean Lois Lerner’s Blackberry

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/27/lois-lerner-blackberry-deliberately-destroyed-after-start-congressional-probe/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 3:43pm 8/27/2014 at 3:43pm
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I’m a day late to this, but better late than never.

After admitting that Lois Lerner’s supposedly missing emails were in the back-up system, the IRS has filed court documents in response to a Judge’s Order indicating that after Lerner was summoned to testify before Congress, the IRS wiped clean Lerner’s Blackberry.

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IRS: Oh, those Lois Lerner emails, yeah they’re backed up

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 25, 2014 at 8:09pm 8/25/2014 at 8:09pm
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Judicial Watch revealed today that Lois Lerner’s fabled “missing e-mails” may still exist on a government backup system.

Via Judicial Watch:

Department of Justice attorneys for the Internal Revenue Service told Judicial Watch on Friday that Lois Lerner’s emails,...

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Judge launches special inquiry into missing IRS emails and Lerner hard drive

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 9:30pm 8/14/2014 at 9:30pm

Judicial Watch has sued over missing IRS emails in the federal district court in D.C., pursuant to its FOIA request for such documents.

The IRS was ordered to provide explanations as to missing emails, particularly Lois Lerner.

The IRS provided explanations, but those were not good enough for the Judge, who launched his...

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IRS Wins Key Evidentiary Ruling In True the Vote Suit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 8, 2014 at 1:00pm 8/8/2014 at 1:00pm

Voter advocacy organization True the Vote hit a roadblock Thursday when a federal judge denied its request to have an independent forensic expert search for Lois Lerner’s “missing” e-mails.

Judge Reggie Walton of the U.S. District Court in Washington ruled that True the Vote’s attorneys failed to provide evidence showing that...

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Lois Lerner can spell, but she’s still an …

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 6:55pm 7/30/2014 at 6:55pm

Shocking new emails released today by U.S. Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee shows Ms. Lerner’s mistreatment of conservative groups was driven by her ‘personal hostility toward conservatives.’

The November 9, 2012 email exchange with an unnamed colleague – the person’s name was redacted in the...

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As the hard drive turns: Lois Lerner’s on again, off again, scratchy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 8:30pm 7/23/2014 at 8:30pm

Lois Lerner has become the personification of the IRS targeting scandal.

Which brings us to her infamous hard drive crash. Recall that the new IRS Commissioner first told Congress that all of Lerner’s emails were recoverable and would be provided to investigating committees.

Sharyl Attkisson has a nice rundown of this explanation.

Friday’s...

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Will IRS swear under oath that the dog ate Lois Lerner’s emails?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 11, 2014 at 3:14pm 7/11/2014 at 3:14pm

Just a joke, of course.  We all know the dog didn’t eat Lois Lerner’s email, or hard drive, or back up tapes.

They were stolen by Martians in bunny rabbit suits, who look like this:

Fox News reports:

A federal judge has ordered the IRS to explain “under oath” how the agency lost a...

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Lois Lerner email: “we need to be cautious about what we say in emails”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 3:51pm 7/9/2014 at 3:51pm

Darrell Issa has tweeted out an email exchange involving Lois Lerner in April 2013, in which she attempts to scope out what email records get retained, and cautions that because Congress may seek emails, “we need to be cautious about what we say in emails”. The full email exchange is...

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Darrell Issa: It’s Hard to Believe Lois Lerner Doesn’t Have Copies of Emails

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 3:24pm 6/29/2014 at 3:24pm

Darrell Issa, who chairs the House Oversight Committee, appeared on CNN today and was asked about Lois Lerner’s missing emails by host Candy Crowley.

He’s clearly not buying the official story and he ultimately makes an excellent point about the heart of the issue, that under Lerner, conservative groups were targeted for...

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Lois Lerner attorney: She has no records of missing emails

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 7:00pm 6/28/2014 at 7:00pm

The attorney for Lois Lerner is speaking out, saying that his client doesn’t have any records of the emails that were lost in a hard drive crash in 2011.

From Politico:

Lois Lerner has no records of two years of missing emails and Republican claims that she’s hiding something are “silly,” her lawyer...

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IRS Admits Leaking Personal Information In Prop 8 Debate

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 5:41pm 6/28/2014 at 5:41pm

In all of this past week’s flurry IRS news: Lois Lerner and other IRS’ officials hard drives crashing, emails showing

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Obama Goes Back to Phony Scandal Claims

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 3:00pm 6/28/2014 at 3:00pm

Obama made a public appearance in Minnesota on Friday which Neil Munro of the Daily Caller has described as a pity party:

President Barack Obama’s June 27 effort to boost the flagging morale of his supporters quickly devolved into a demoralizing pity party.

Republicans “don’t do anything except block me and call me...

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Texas Congressman’s Bill Offers 1 Million Dollar Reward for Lois Lerner’s Lost Emails

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 11:00am 6/28/2014 at 11:00am

Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas appeared on FOX News yesterday and announced a new approach to recovering Lois Lerner’s lost emails. A cash reward of one million dollars.

America’s Newsroom reported:

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IRS Commissioner: ‘My goal is to help restore people’s faith in IRS’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 27, 2014 at 9:30am 6/27/2014 at 9:30am

IRS commissioner John Koskinen appeared on CNN Thursday with Wolf Blitzer, where he answered questions about the ongoing IRS scandal.

From CNN:

The embattled head of the Internal Revenue Service blames faulty technology for what he called serious problems under investigation by Congress, the Justice Department and the Treasury inspector general.

John Koskinen told...

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Did IRS’ Lerner Target Senator Chuck Grassley?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 5:22pm 6/25/2014 at 5:22pm

FOX News’ Chad Pergram tweeted some breaking developments late this afternoon regarding a new email dump from the ever-interesting Lois Lerner file.

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LIVE House Oversight hearing: IRS commissioner faces new grilling on lost Lois Lerner emails

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 23, 2014 at 6:55pm 6/23/2014 at 6:55pm

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is set to hear testimony tonight from IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, in an evening hearing on the subject of Lois Lerner’s missing emails.

[This hearing has concluded. Full video will be posted when available].

Some clips from the hearing can also be viewed below. Remainder of...

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Missing IRS emails reflect pattern of non-phony scandals

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 3:00pm 6/22/2014 at 3:00pm

Friday night, Ben Shapiro of Truth Revolt appeared on Megyn Kelly’s FOX News program to discuss Lois Lerner’s missing emails.

Trey Sanchez writes at Truth Revolt:

Host Megyn Kelly began by discussing the IRS investigation into the lost emails of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner. Initially, Kelly stated, Democrats and Republicans were both equally...

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