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Lois Lerner Wants Her Lawsuit Testimony Permanently Sealed

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 9:30am 11/24/2017 at 9:30am

By now, most people know the back story.

In the run-up to the 2012 election, Tea Party groups and other conservative organizations were subjected to unnecessary scrutiny and even harassment by the IRS to whom they were applying for non-profit status.

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IRS Apologizes for Targeting Conservative Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/26/2017 at 4:00pm

Two big items happened today concerning the IRS. No, the agency still exists and we have to pay taxes. However, the agency has apologized for targeting conservative groups due to their political beliefs during President Barack Obama’s administration.

Also, it’s now official that IRS Commissioner John Koskinen will leave in November as...

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DOJ standing by decision not to prosecute Lois Lerner

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 8, 2017 at 7:00pm 9/8/2017 at 7:00pm

Lois Lerner was the IRS official at the center of the scandal over targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups.

The evidence was overwhelming that Tea Party and conservative groups had applications for tax exempt status delayed or denied, while liberal groups did not, and that this targeting was deliberate. Documents and...

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IRS Officials Continue to Obstruct in Tea Party Targeting Case

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/25/2017 at 4:00pm

It has been almost five years since news broke that officials at the IRS used the power of government to harass members of the Tea Party and other conservative groups.

The media has largely ignored the scandal and so far, no one has gone to jail. Earlier this month, IRS officials claimed...

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Top IRS Officials Knew Agency Targeted Conservative Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7:50pm 7/28/2016 at 7:50pm

What a shock. Judicial Watch discovered that top IRS officials, including Lois Lerner and Holly Paz, knew that the agency targeted conservative groups before they told Congress. Judicial Watch reported:

The FBI documents also reveal that IRS officials stated that the agency was targeting conservative groups because of their ideology and political...

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Tea Party Class Action Against IRS Abuse May Proceed

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 10:00am 1/19/2016 at 10:00am

Tea Party groups won a major victory last week, when Judge Susan J. Dlott of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio certified a class of Tea Party organizations that allege the IRS intentionally delayed their applications for preferential tax treatment based on their political viewpoints.

Winning class...

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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:

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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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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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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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New #IRSscandal e-mails reveal a very paranoid Lois Lerner

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6:10pm 1/14/2015 at 6:10pm

Since 2013, we have been investigating charges that the IRS deliberately targeted and discriminated against conservative organizations that applied for tax-exempt status. Now, watchdog group Judicial Watch has uncovered even more evidence that the Washington office had something to hide during the initial Congressional investigations.

Today’s document release by Judicial Watch...

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IRS finds 30,000 Lerner emails days after “threat” of buggy whipping

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 21, 2014 at 8:49pm 11/21/2014 at 8:49pm

CAUSE: November 19, 2014, IRS fears employees being “seized with spontaneous diarrhea”.

In a federal FOIA lawsuit by Judicial Watch seeking records of Lerner emails and IRS efforts to retrieve...

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