Judicial Watch • IRS

IN THE NEWS

Obama Critic: I Can Prove IRS ‘Targeted Me’ for My Politics

Wayne Allyn Root describes how the IRS targeted him as a conservative critic of Pres. Obama, and also how his personal IRS files prove it.

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There Is No More Doubt: I Have the Proof That Ties Obama and the Democratic Party to the IRS Scandal

Wayne Allyn Root describes his targeting at the hands of the IRS, using Judicial Watch-obtained documents to highlight how the IRS abused its power. The evidence is unmistakable; the IRS was clearly targeting conservatives.

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IRS Scandal: I was targeted and I’ve got proof it was a Democratically-led conspiracy

Conservative commentator Wayne Allyn Root describes his experience being targeted by a politically motivated IRS, and provides evidence directly from IRS records showing he was in fact targeted by the IRS.

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch Files FOIA Lawsuit on Behalf of Alliance Defending Freedom on IRS Investigations into Churches and Religious Groups

Alleges Internal Revenue Service is “unlawfully withholding records” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) to obtain the release of documents regarding the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) recent decision,…

WEEKLY UPDATE

JW Sues on Clinton Cover-Up

JW Launches New Lawsuit over Clinton Cover-Up Obama IRS Targets Churches JW Launches New Lawsuit over Clinton Cover-Up Revelations this week lead one to wonder not so much whether Hillary Clinton can win the Democratic nomination for president, but whether she can stay out of jail.  Last week, we learned…

THE DOCKET

Judicial Watch v. Internal Revenue Service (No. 1:15-cv-00220)

On April 14, 2015, Judicial Watch announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seeking “any and all records” related to the selection of both individuals and organizations for audits based upon applications filed requesting nonprofit tax status. The lawsuit was filed in the District…

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IRS watchdog recovers thousands of missing Lois Lerner emails

Fox News reports that more than 6,000 emails involving Lois Lerner have been recovered. The IRS had claimed these emails had been lost, but the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has announced they have been recovered.

IN THE NEWS

John McCain Lashes Out at Judicial Watch over Damning IRS Doc Release

Senator John McCain went after Judicial Watch following Judicial Watch’s publication of records showing that McCain’s staffers met with IRS officials to discuss increased scrutiny of tax-exempt organizations.

IN THE NEWS

IRS Tea Party-Targeting Scandal Continues

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton informs Newsmax readers of Judicial Watch’s ongoing pursuit for justice and transparency following the IRS targeting scandal. Judicial Watch has filed suit for all records related to the targeting of groups and individuals for audit.

IN THE NEWS

The IRS Assures an Atheist Group It Will Monitor Churches

Judicial Watch and Alliance Defending Freedom are suing the IRS to obtain documents regarding an agreement between the IRS and another First Amendment group in which the IRS promised to investigate churches and revisit their policies for examining tax-exempt non-profits and other religious groups.

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Police Shootings and the Eternal Dilemma

Kevin D. Williamson at National Review writes about the power of the state to either protect liberty or destroy it, and mentions Judicial Watch’s ongoing pursuit of transparency in the IRS targeting case as an example.

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch Sues Internal Revenue Service For Records on Tea Party Audits

Judicial Watch announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seeking “any and all records” related to the selection of both individuals and organizations for audits based upon applications filed requesting nonprofit tax status.

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Lerner pushed Treasury watchdog to back off ‘targeting’ charge in probe

The Washington Examiner’s Mark Tapscott explains how IRS documents Judicial Watch recently released show that Lois Lerner pressured investigators to back off their conclusions that the IRS had targeted conservative political groups.

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Lerner Email Warns IRS Employees of Emails That ‘Can Be Seen By Congress’

CNS News covers the latest documents which show that Lois Lerner and the IRS were intent on hiding their illegal targeting of private citizens from Congress.

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Christian Legal Group Sues IRS for Failing to Release Docs in Settlement to Investigate Churches

Judicial Watch has filed suit on behalf of the Alliance Defending Freedom to ensure that churches and other religious institutions are not unfairly targeted by the IRS.

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Judicial Watch Emails: Lerner Feared IRS Targeting Might ‘Raise Questions’

Judicial Watch released newly acquired emails Thursday from the IRS’ Lois Lerner, who was responsible for targeting conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status. Amazingly, Lerner has never been charged with any wrongdoing.

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch: IRS Documents Reveal Lerner Knew Targeting Criteria of Nonprofit Groups ‘Might Raise Questions’

Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents, including an email from former IRS official Lois Lerner in February 2012 asking that a program be set up to “put together some training points to help them [IRS staffers] understand the potential pitfalls” of revealing too much information to Congress.

IN THE NEWS

Outrage! IRS workers who evaded paying taxes receive bonuses

About 140 IRS employees who were fired from their jobs for committing tax fraud or carrying out misconduct will be coming back to the IRS. In addition, Judicial Watch has revealed that IRS employees who evaded paying taxes received bonuses. This information comes from the IRS inspector general, who revealed that…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Tax-Delinquent Govt. Workers Rewarded With Bonus Pay

As tax day approaches, here’s an enraging story; so many federal workers—especially at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)—blow off paying taxes that legislation has been crafted to ban the offenders from receiving millions of dollars in bonus pay, which of course comes from public funds. Federal employees were delinquent on…

WEEKLY UPDATE

Obama IRS Should Face Justice

IRS Cover-Up Expands to Justice Department Exchanging Terrorists for an Army Deserter? Will Senate Endorse Obama’s Lawlessness? IRS Cover-Up Expands to Justice Department In an interview with Bill O’Reilly of Fox News about a year ago, President Obama said that President Richard Nixon was actually more liberal in his policies…


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