On October 9, 2013, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) asking the District Court for the District of Columbia to compel the agency to produce records of all communications relating to the review process for organizations seeking 501(c)(4) non-profit status since January 1,…
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.
Your Judicial Watch announced a major find this week in its independent investigation of the Obama IRS scandal in which the IRS improperly targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status.
JW Obtains IRS Documents Showing Lerner in Contact With DOJ about Potential Prosecution of Tax-Exempt Groups
May 9, 2013, email reveals IRS plans to meet with Department of Justice over whether to prosecute groups that “lied” about plans for political activity (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released a new batch of internal IRS documents revealing that former IRS official Lois Lerner communicated with the Department…
Judicial Watch Files Major Objections to New Obama IRS Rules on Free Speech “… given the Service’s targeting of conservative non-profits, the Service cannot claim authority to overturn 53 years of consistent interpretation with regulations that target these very same groups in the middle of an election year.” …
In short: The Obama IRS wants to kill the conservative movement with paperwork and regulation. These new IRS rules violate the law and could, through First Amendment-killing paperwork, freeze millions of patriotic volunteers, from both sides of the political divide. President Obama and his administration ought to start obeying the law rather than rewriting it.
Judicial Watch Continues to Expose Lois Lerner’s Political Witch Hunt
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Judicial Watch Obtains 57,000 Pages of Records Relating to Hillary Clinton’s Health Care Reform Task Force
JW Obtains Records: IRS’ Lerner Disclosed Confidential Information about Tax Status of Conservative Groups to FEC
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained email exchanges between former Internal Revenue Services (IRS) Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner and enforcement attorneys at the Federal Election Commission (FEC) indicating that the IRS provided detailed, confidential information concerning the tax exempt application status and
Judicial Watch Sues IRS for Tea Party Scandal Records
JW Sues Mayor Bloomberg for Documents on his Anti-Gun Group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns
JW and AEF File Friend of Court Brief in Support of Virginia’s Efforts to Clean Voter Rolls
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on October 9, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. Internal Revenue Service (No. 1:13-cv-01559)) against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) asking the District Court for the District of Columbia to compel the agency to produce…
Judicial Watch Sues CIA for Transcript of Brennan Call with Press Revealing Details of Foiled Terrorist Plot to Bomb U.S. Airliner
Obama IRS Scandal Updates: Edict from the President?
Judicial Watch Sues for Records Detailing Costs of Luxury Vacations Taken by Obama, First Lady, and Biden
As if the Internal Revenue Service wasn’t in a boatload of trouble already, a congressional committee charged with rooting out corruption in government is investigating the tax agency for blowing tens of millions of dollars on employee conferences. The probe comes on the heels of the scandal for the ages,…
While the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wastes resources going after conservative groups that have committed no wrongdoing, a wealthy Indian tribe in south Florida cheats the government out of hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes from its lucrative gambling businesses. Perhaps this is because it’s not politically correct to…
The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) witch hunt of conservative groups similar to Judicial Watch is indeed atrocious, but it’s hardly the first scandal to rock the beleaguered tax agency in the last few years. This particular crisis exploded after an investigation by the Treasury Inspector General revealed what many conservative…
On the heels of “Tax Day,” 24 Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employees have been charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in government benefits, including food stamps, welfare and housing vouchers. The story comes out of Tennessee, where federal prosecutors announced this month that the scheme fleeced U.S. taxpayers…