Judicial Watch • IRS

David King, et al. v. Sylvia Burwell, et al., (No. 14-114)

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Watchdog: IRS workers mistakenly erased tea party emails

The IRS has been stonewalling Judicial Watch’s attempts to obtain Lois Lerner’s emails in our efforts to get to the bottom of the IRS targeting scandal. The most recent line from the IRS is that employees “accidentally” deleted the backup tapes containing possibly more than 24,000 Lerner emails.

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Judge Sullivan Demands Answers from the IRS by Month’s End

Sidney Powell writes in The New York Observer that it’s time Lois Lerner was held accountable for her actions in targeting conservative political groups and individuals during the months before the 2012 presidential election.

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IRS, State Department balk at transparency

Throughout President Barack Obama’s supposed “most transparent administration in history,” we’ve been reminded time and time again just how hostile the federal government can be to transparency, particularly when partisan political considerations are at play … .

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A Shameless IRS Is STILL Withholding Lois Lerner Emails

The IRS’ withholding of Lois Lerner’s newly discovered emails from Judicial Watch is shameless. The IRS has repeatedly misled and obfuscated Judicial Watch’s investigations, and this time is the same.

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IRS’ Latest Email Excuse Draws It Closer To Rogue Agency Status

The IRS, writes Investor’s Business Daily, is approaching “rogue agency status” because of its failure to release emails Judicial Watch is seeking. This is clearly lawlessness on the part of the IRS.

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Judicial Watch Asks Court To Order IRS To Cough Up Lerner Emails

Judicial Watch informed the court handling its FOIA case regarding Lois Lerner’s emails that even if there are duplicates in the 6,400 emails discovered by TIGTA, the IRS should still turn them over. Allowing the IRS to maintain them could ultimately result in more emails simply being “lost.”

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IRS Won’t Release Lois Lerner Emails — Because They Might Be Duplicates

Forbes lambasts the IRS’ reason for withholding more than 6,400 newly discovered emails from Judicial Watch. That reason — there might be duplicates.

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IRS Finds 6,400 Lois Lerner Emails But Won’t Hand ‘Em Over

Fox Business reports on Judicial Watch’s ongoing lawsuit to obtain Lois Lerner’s emails. The IRS has admitted they have new documents, but is still stonewalling and refusing to release them in response to Judicial Watch’s lawsuit.

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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.

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The Obama Presidency – A Cacophony of Corruption

Judicial Watch’s Tom Fitton counters the narrative by David Brooks that the Obama administration has been “scandal-free.” Clearly, he writes, basic examination of the administration’s actions makes clear that it has been all too familiar with scandal.

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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.

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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…

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Treasury Rule Allows Taxpayer Subsidized Health Insurance For Illegal Immigrants

Apparently passing Obamacare to find out what was in it wasn’t enough. Now the IRS is re-writing the law to allow illegal immigrants to receive healthcare benefits from the law.

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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.

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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.


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