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Topic - Lois Lerner
Recently released emails reveal the Justice Department and the IRS' Lois Lerner discussed collaborating to find a tea party case they could prosecute.
More than 60 percent of voters in a new poll think President Obama and the truth are often strangers. That explains the president's recent insistence that there isn't a "smidgen" of corruption in the Internal Revenue Service.
The Department of Justice cannot be expected to investigate the IRS scandal when it may have been a part of trying to target conservative groups.
Despite mounting evidence of collusion between Lois Lerner and Democrats (in both Congress and the executive branch) to silence conservative organizations seeking tax-exempt status, Ms. Lerner is well-insulated from being punished for it.
Like a creek gushing in springtime, the trickle of Internal Revenue Service corruption is becoming a steady current.
Sen. Rand Paul said it's not complicated: Former IRS official Lois Lerner has a quick and clear decision to make — either testify, or go to jail.
The House Ways and Means Committee will vote Wednesday to ask the Justice Department to file criminal charges against Lois Lerner for using the fright-making power of the Internal Revenue Service to hobble Tea Party groups.
Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are pressing the Department of Justice for more information about contact government lawyers reportedly made with Lois Lerner, the former IRS employee at the center of the scandal over the IRS's targeting of tea party groups for special scrutiny.
It's far past time that the statute of limitations on fraud of the American public is limited to the next election.
House Republicans beat back a push from Democrats Thursday to force Rep. Darrell Issa to formally apologize on the House floor after he cut off the microphone of the top Democrat on the oversight committee last week during a heated hearing.
The noose tightens around the neck of Lois Lerner, once an enforcer at the Internal Revenue Service with duties to protect the interests of Democrats.
The former Internal Revenue Service official at the heart of the agency's tea party scandal once again refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing Wednesday that quickly devolved into political bickering between Democrats and Republicans.
Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, said Sunday that Lois Lerner will finally testify about the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups — but Ms. Lerner's lawyer said she has no plans to testify before Congress.
Lois Lerner will testify on Wednesday about the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups after declining to appear before Congress last year, Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said Sunday on "Fox News Sunday."
When President Obama during a Super Bowl interview with Bill O'Reilly blamed Fox News for problems caused by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal, he sent an unmistakable signal to his base and his media allies: I will shoot the messenger, and so should you.
"This is their latest push to shut these down," she wrote. "One IRS prosecution would make an impact and they wouldn't feel so comfortable doing the stuff."
In an email exchange last May, Ms. Lerner tells Nikole Flax, then the IRS commissioner's chief of staff, that she got a call from a high-ranking Department of Justice (DOJ) official who "wanted to know who at IRS the DOJ folks could talk to" about Democratic senators' push to prosecute conservative groups.