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The Dissembling IRS

From The Wall Street Journal: Z Street sued the IRS in 2010 for viewpoint discrimination, arguing that the agency’s behavior violates the First Amendment. The IRS tried to claim immunity but lost in federal court, clearing the way for discovery that produces evidence and internal documents. Now taxpayers are getting…

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New IRS Scandal Documents

New FBI IRS Scandal Documents: Obama IRS Waited Years to Tell the Truth Obama Donor/DOJ Prosecutor Compromised Integrity of IRS Scandal Inquiry Breaking the Law is an Obama Administration Policy   New FBI IRS Scandal Documents: Obama IRS Waited Years to Tell the Truth Following up on some mega disclosures…

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Justice Dept. Had ‘Powerful Case’ For IRS Targeting Charges

From The Daily Caller: IRS officials across the chain of command knew for years that it was “extraordinarily inappropriate and dangerous” to send Tea Party tax exemption applications into a “black hole,” FBI interviews recently released by Judicial watch show.

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Justice Dept. Had ‘Powerful Case’ For IRS Targeting Charges

From The Daily Caller: Recently released FBI interviews show the Department of Justice’s failure to prosecute the Tea Party-targeting Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials was “patently ridiculous,” Rep. Jim Jordan said. IRS officials across the chain of command knew for years that it was “extraordinarily inappropriate and dangerous” to send Tea Party

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Obama Donor Was Key Investigator in IRS Scandal

From LifeZette: An Obama campaign donor spent approximately 1,529.25 hours as a lead investigator looking into the IRS conservative-targeting scandal as an attorney for the Justice Department, according to a report from Judicial Watch.

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Obama Donor, DOJ Prosecutor Spent More Than 1,500 Hours Looking Into IRS Targeting of Conservative Groups

From The Washington Free Beacon: Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch told the Washington Free Beacon that Judicial Watch learned Department of Justice employees were required to track their hours for administrative purposes, and given Bosserman’s position in the IRS investigation, believed this was in the public’s interest and filed a…

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Real Power Behind IRS Conservative Targeting Scandal Still A Mystery

From The Daily Caller: An internal IRS document prohibited the targeted applicants from being approved automatically for tax exemption, and agency officials were told to send all such applications to the Orwellian-named Group 7822 to await additional guidance, FBI interviews obtained by Judicial Watch show.

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IRS Colleagues Called Lois Lerner ‘Volatile’

From The Daily Caller: Lerner headed the IRS office that targeted conservative and Tea Party non-profit applicants. She sent their tax exemption applications to a bureaucratic “black hole” prior to and after the 2012 election, FBI interviews obtained by the conservative watchdog Judicial Watch show.

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Obama-Backing Lawyer Spent 1,529 Hours on IRS Probe

From Newsmax: The lawyer, Barbara Bosserman, spent so much time on the case even though House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, sent a letter to then-Attorney General Eric Holder, according to The Washington Post, protesting that she shouldn’t have been included in the investigation.

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Judicial Watch: Obama Donor/DOJ Prosecutor Spent 1529.25 Hours Investigating the IRS’ Targeting of Conservative Groups

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released a letter from the Justice Department admitting that Democratic Party/Obama campaign donor and Justice Department attorney Barbara Bosserman spent 1,529.25 hours investigating the IRS’ targeting of conservative organizations in 2010 and 2012.  According to Federal Election Commission records, Bosserman contributed

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Judicial Watch: FBI Interviews with Cincinnati IRS Employees Reveal DC Headquarters Delayed Tea Party Applications

‘DC is like a black hole.’ – Cincinnati Group Manager (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 105 pages of newly obtained Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) “302” documents revealing that, beginning in 2010 and lasting through the Obama reelection campaign in 2012, the Obama IRS orchestrated a deliberate policy…

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New Revelations in Obama IRS Scandal

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Documents indicate IRS officials knew of Tea Party targeting since 2011

From Fox News: Lois Lerner, who oversaw tax-exempt groups for the IRS, and top IRS official Holly Paz “knew that agents were targeting conservative groups for special scrutiny as early as 2011,” the conservative legal advocacy group said in a release Thursday.

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Judicial Watch: IRS Officials Knew About Tea Party Targeting

From Newsmax: According to the docs obtained by Judicial Watch, Paz, a senior member of the IRS, was informed in the spring of 2011 that agents in Cincinnati had put out “Be On the Look Out” guides to flag “cases using the tea party term.”

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Judicial Watch: FBI Investigation Documents of IRS Scandal

Reveal Top Washington IRS Officials Knew About Targeting of “Tea Party” Groups Two Years Before Disclosing it to Congress and Public FBI interview with IRS senior official reveals: “he thought the cases were being pulled based upon political affiliations” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 294 pages of new…

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Judicial Watch Status Conference in the Case Covering the IRS Targeting Scandal

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announces that a hearing is to be held in the District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday, April 28, 2016, regarding Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit seeking documents about the Obama IRS’ targeting and harassment of Tea Party and conservative opponents of President Obama…

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Obama IRS Corruption Update

Judicial Watch & Allied Educational Foundation to Supreme Court: Protect the Laws that Keep Public Officials Honest Defending the First Amendment against the Obama IRS Only 3 U.S. Airports Require Employee Security Checks JW Gets Props in The Wall Street Journal Judicial Watch & Allied Educational Foundation to Supreme Court:…

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IRS sued for refusing to release secret ‘church investigations’ procedures

Government watchdog groups have filed a motion in federal court to compel the IRS to reveal how it determines when to initiate “church investigations” after accusing the tax-collecting agency of “stonewalling” efforts to bring to light its procedures.

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ADF asks federal court to tell IRS to come clean on secret rules for investigating churches

Alliance Defending Freedom asked a federal district court Friday to order the Internal Revenue Service to identify records it has withheld for nearly two years that are related to secret procedures for investigating churches.

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Obama IRS Scandal Continues

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