Judicial Watch • IRS

IN THE NEWS

Federal Judge: What’s The Status On Lois Lerner’s “Lost” Emails?

Judicial Watch recently won a battle in the fight for transparency at the IRS, when a federal judge issued an order for the IRS to provide an update on the status of Lois Lerner’s supposedly “lost” emails. This order is important to getting justice for those targeted by the IRS for their political positions.

IN THE NEWS

Federal Judge Gives IRS Until Friday To Explain Itself On Lerner Emails

Judicial Watch successfully forced the IRS to provide answers about the more-than 32,000 emails, at least, that the IRS “recovered” from Lois Lerner’s account. A federal judge has declared that the IRS must provide those answers in a timely fashion.

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch: Federal Court Issues Ruling Compelling IRS to Provide Answers on Lerner IRS Emails

Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted a Judicial Watch request to issue an order requiring the IRS to provide answers by June 12, 2015, on the status of the Lois Lerner “lost” emails.

INVESTIGATIVE BULLETIN

The Transparency Crisis in Washington

Yesterday, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton testified before a House Government Oversight Committee hearing on the Freedom of Information Act, warning the panel that there is a “transparency crisis” in Washington. “Never in our history,” Tom noted, “has so much money been spent with so little accountability.” On Benghazi, the…

WEEKLY UPDATE

Court Victory in HRC Email Scandal

Historic Court Action in Hillary Email Scandal Obama’s IRS Targets Candidate Who Ran Against Him Fed Employees Sexually Assault Airline Passengers? Historic Court Action in Hillary Email Scandal Last Friday, a federal court judge did something we had never seen before – U.S. District Court Judge Reggie B. Walton reopened…

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How Congress Botched the IRS Probe

Congress has essentially failed to provide accountability in the IRS targeting case. It has issued subpoenas that have been ignored, and it continues to fund agencies that thumb their noses at congressional efforts to gain answers. Congress needs to get tougher.

IN THE NEWS

Are religious colleges at risk if Supreme Court approves same-sex marriage?

Fox’s Shannon Bream asks an important question — will religiously affiliated educational institutions lose their tax-exempt status if they disagree with a court-recognized right to same-sex marriage? Answers to that question are murky, at best.

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.

IN THE NEWS

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.

IN THE NEWS

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.

RECOMMENDED NEWS

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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