Judicial Watch • IRS

WEEKLY UPDATE

JW Beats IRS in Court

If there is a case study which perhaps best describes why Judicial Watch is so important and how we are different from any other organization, it is the record of success we have achieved in exposing the Obama Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal, in which that powerful federal agency was used to target and harass conservative organizations.

IN THE NEWS

Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch Statement on Federal Court Ruling on Missing IRS Emails

In a victory for public accountability, Judge Emmett Sullivan ordered that the IRS must submit to the court a written declaration under oath in the next 30 days about what happened to Lois Lerner’s “lost” emails and any other computer records reportedly lost by the IRS.

PRESS RELEASE

Federal Court Hearing in Judicial Watch’s IRS Email Destruction Lawsuit

Judicial Watch announced that a hearing will be held on Thursday, July 10 before Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to confer about the emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials, which were the subject of longstanding Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and a lawsuit.

PRESS RELEASE

New Documents Obtained by Judicial Watch Reveal Inspector General Sought Missing Key IRS Email about Targeting of Tea Party Groups

Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents including an email from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) seeking a missing May 2010 IRS internal email ordering the targeting of Tea Party applications.

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department over IRS Criminal Investigation Facts

Judicial Watch announced today that on June 17, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking the number of hours DOJ Attorney Barbara Bosserman expended in the investigation of the IRS targeting of conservative organizations seeking tax exempt status during the 2010 and 2012 elections cycles.

IN THE NEWS

IRS failed to tell federal court of lost Lois Lerner emails

WEEKLY UPDATE

JW Gets Court Hearing on Missing IRS Emails

Judicial Watch filed a Motion for Status Conference, and within hours was granted a hearing in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to confer about the emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials, which were the subject of longstanding Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and a lawsuit, and which the IRS now claims

PRESS RELEASE

Federal Court Grants Hearing on IRS Email Destruction to Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch today filed a Motion for Status Conference, and within hours was granted a hearing in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to confer about the emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials, which were the subject of longstanding Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and a lawsuit, and which the IRS now

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch Requests Federal Court Hearing on IRS Email Destruction

Judicial Watch today filed a Motion for Status Conference in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to confer about the emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials, which were the subject of longstanding Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and a lawsuit, and which the IRS now claims to have “lost”.

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

JW President Tom Fitton Discusses the IRS “Lost” Emails Investigation

JW President Tom Fitton believes that top IRS officials, including IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, may be in legal peril due to their undisclosed knowledge of IRS hard drive destruction. “It’s that refusal to tell Congress in a timely way about the loss of evidence that raises all sorts of legal questions,…

IN THE NEWS

Tom Fitton: The president of Judicial Watch joins America’s Forum to discuss the missing IRS emails

IN THE NEWS

Trail Of Lost IRS Emails Might Lead To White House

WEEKLY UPDATE

We Don’t Believe the Obama IRS

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified during the House Ways and Means Committee hearing that IRS “destroyed” the hard drive of Lois Lerner (and, presumably, other top IRS officials) and that there was nothing he could do about it. The IRS disclosed that Lerner’s computer had likely been sent to a “hard drive cemetery.”

IN THE NEWS

Wall Street Journal: IRS scandal ‘worse than Watergate’

IN THE NEWS

No magic strong enough to make IRS emails vanish

IN THE NEWS

IRS send ‘massive’ database of tax exempt groups to FBI weeks before 2010 election

WEEKLY UPDATE

Weekly Update: JW Busts Open IRS Scandal

Following on our tremendous Benghazi success, Judicial Watch uncovered stunning new documents detailing the extent to which the Obama IRS improperly targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status. And the news media is finally starting to stand up and take notice.

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents revealing that its handling of Tea Party applications was directed out of the agency’s headquarters in Washington, DC. The documents also show extensive pressure on the IRS by Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) to shut down conservative-leaning tax-exempt organizations.

IN THE NEWS

House Republicans Intensify Probe Into IRS


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