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Judicial Watch Statement in Response to Obama IRS Disclosure of New Lois Lerner Email Account

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Rep. Mike Turner on Lois Lerner’s private e-mail account

Congressman sounds off about the IRS targeting scandal

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Judicial Watch Statement in Response to Obama IRS Disclosure of New Lois Lerner Email Account

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton issued the following statement today regarding the recent court filing by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revealing the existence of an alias email address used by Lois Lerner, former director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the IRS: It is remarkable that…

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Federal Judge Threatens To Hold IRS Commissioner, DOJ Lawyers in Contempt of Court over Lerner

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that U.S District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan today threatened to hold the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service and Justice Department attorneys in contempt of court after the IRS failed to produce status reports and newly recovered emails of Lois Lerner, former director of…

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Judicial Watch: New Documents Reveal DOJ, IRS, and FBI Plan to Seek Criminal Charges of Obama Opponents

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released new Department of Justice (DOJ) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents that include an official “DOJ Recap” report detailing an October 2010 meeting between Lois Lerner, DOJ officials and the FBI to plan for the possible criminal prosecution of targeted nonprofit organizations for…

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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,…

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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.

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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.

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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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New IRS emails show protagonist’s concerns

New documents uncovered by Judicial Watch show that in addition to targeting conservative tax-exempt organizations, the IRS was also conspiring to keep information from Congress and keep the American people in the dark.

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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.

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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.

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ABCs of IRS Mess; Justice Dept. Is Tainted Too

First published in the New York Post, January 29, 2015 At her confirmation hearings Wednesday, Loretta Lynch said she’s only “generally aware” of the Justice Department’s investigation of IRS targeting of conservative groups. As a service for our likely new attorney general, here’s a primer on why so many in…


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