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IRS Awards Millions in Contracts to Tax-Delinquent Companies

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Conservatives Seek to Force House Vote Impeaching IRS Chief

House conservatives intend to re-launch an effort Tuesday afternoon to force a vote to impeach Internal Revenue Service commissioner John Koskinen this week in the final days of this congressional session.

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Videos: Judicial Watch December 6 ‘First 100 Days’ Expert Panel Set to Discuss ‘The Anti-Corruption Agenda’

Panel to be Shot Live In-Studio – Three-Camera, Broadcast Quality Live Feed to be Available at Judicial Watch Website Media Can Access Fiber Link from Studio   Dear Editor/Broadcaster, On Tuesday, December 6 – from 11:00 to 12:00 AM – Judicial Watch will bring together a panel of top experts to discuss the incoming…

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Weekly Update: Clinton Accountability Continues

Obama IRS Official Admits Cincinnati Office Targeted Groups Based on ‘Guilt by Association’ Judicial Watch Goes to Court For Records about Exchange of GTMO Prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Clinton Accountability Goes Forward   Obama IRS Official Admits Cincinnati Office Targeted Groups Based on ‘Guilt by Association’ We know now,…

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Documents Show IRS Official Admitted Targeting Groups

From CBN News: A top IRS official has admitted that Cincinnati IRS agents targeted groups requesting tax exempt status based on “party affiliation” and “guilt by association,” according to documents obtained by the legal watchdog group Judicial Watch.

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IRS aware of tea party targeting as early as 2011, watchdog finds

From Washington Times: “The IRS knew agents were targeting tea party groups through “guilt by association” as far back as 2011, according to new documents released Wednesday by Judicial Watch that show the tax agency was deeply skeptical of all the new conservative groups emerging under President Obama’s watch. “Agents…

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IRS aware of tea party targeting as early as 2011, watchdog finds

From the Washington Times: The IRS knew agents were targeting tea party groups through “guilt by association” as far back as 2011, according to new documents released Wednesday by Judicial Watch that show the tax agency was deeply skeptical of all the new conservative groups emerging under President Obama’s watch.

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Top IRS Official Said Agency Targeted Conservative Groups Based on ‘Guilt By Association’

From The Washington Free Beacon: A top IRS official admitted that conservative groups were targeted based on “guilt by association ” and “party affiliation,” according to newly obtained documents from the government watchdog group Judicial Watch.

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TRUMP URGED TO REOPEN CRIMINAL PROBE OF IRS

From WND: Judicial Watch said the new 1,593 pages of documentation include a statement from Holly Paz, the former IRS director of the office of Rulings and Agreements, that the agents were ignoring the actual activities of organizations, and trying to find indications they had another agenda, what they “really”…

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New Documents Reveal Top Obama IRS Official Admitted Cincinnati Office Targeted Groups Based on ‘Guilt by Association’

‘Q’s were not activity based, but guilt by association questions – like q’s asking party affiliation’ – Holly Paz, former IRS director of Office of Rulings and Agreements (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained 1593 pages of new documents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), including…

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Weekly Update: IRS Scandal Gets Worse

Democratic Senator Sought DOJ and IRS Prosecutions of Conservatives Days Before 9/11 DHS Secretary Says Islam is Religion of Peace, ISIS Isn’t Islamic Top State Officials Raised Questions about Clinton Emails Three Years Ago It’s Official! Clean House is New York Times Bestseller!   Democratic Senator Sought DOJ and IRS…

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Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton’s Clean House Debuts at #11 on New York Times Hardcover Non-Fiction List

On the Stands Just Two Weeks, Clean House is Also #18 on the Times “Combined Book and E-Book Bestsellers,” #4 on the Publishers Weekly Hardcover Non-Fiction List, and #1 on Amazon’s Politics and Government List  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that President Tom Fitton’s new book, Clean House:…

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Report: Top Dem Lawmaker Sought Charges Against Conservatives Targeted By IRS

From The Daily Caller: Judicial Watch, a Washington-based watchdog group, released 72 emails Wednesday indicating that Democratic Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse pushed the Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to prosecute Tea Party groups that made false statements to the agency in the past. Whitehouse wanted to…

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The IRS impeachment debate

From the Bluefield Daily Telegraph: Republican congressional leaders ardently want conservative members of the House to not force a vote on impeaching the IRS commissioner. The public does not care about John Koskinen’s many misdeeds. And impeachment will distract attention from issues that interest the public. And because Democrats are…

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Sen Sheldon Whitehouse Linked To IRS Targeting Of Tea Party And Conservative Groups

From The Global Dispatch: Judicial Watch released 72 pages of Department of Justice documents revealing email conversations between Department of Justice officials and the staff of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) regarding the criminal prosecution of Tea Party groups for alleged violation of IRS rules.

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Released emails: Democrat in Senate pushed for prosecution of conservative groups

From the World Tribune: Judicial Watch cited a 2013 study by scholars from the American Enterprise Institute and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University which found that, “had the Tea Party groups continued to grow at the pace seen in 2009 and 2010, and had their…

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Impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

From The Washington Times: Independent groups like Judicial Watch are more successful in getting information from the executive branch through lawsuits than Congress is nowadays, he noted. As a matter of principle, House Republicans should act on impeachment hearings. The IRS shouldn’t be run as its own little fiefdom, unaccountable…

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Judicial Watch: Dem Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Urged DOJ to Prosecute Tea Party Groups

From Newsmax: The Department of Justice documents reveal email conversations between its officials and the staff of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, about possible criminal prosecution of tea party groups for alleged violation of IRS rules, says Judicial Watch, a government watchdog which obtained the material.

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Democratic Senator Sought Justice Department and IRS Criminal Prosecutions of Conservatives in 2013

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 72 pages of Department of Justice documents revealing email conversations between Department of Justice officials and the staff of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) regarding the criminal prosecution of Tea Party groups for alleged violation of IRS rules. The conversations were in preparation for…

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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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