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Federal Court Orders IRS to Produce Newly Recovered Lois Lerner Emails, IRS Fails to Meet Court Deadline

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IRS Did Not Willfully Destroy or Hide Lerner Emails, Watchdog Finds

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) recently concluded that there is no evidence that the IRS intentionally attempted to destroy Lois Lerner’s emails, but this doesn’t mean the IRS is off the hook. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton stated, “Koskinen did testify falsely that email records were not on backup tapes and

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Federal Court Orders IRS to Produce Newly Recovered Lois Lerner Emails, IRS Fails to Meet Court Deadline

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton announced today that Judge Emmet Sullivan ordered the IRS last week to begin producing, every Monday, nearly 1,800 newly recovered Lois Lerner emails.  Judge Sullivan ruled on the matter from the bench during a status conference on July 1, 2015.  Despite the…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

IRS Awards Millions in Contracts to Tax-Delinquent Companies

Just when you thought the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) couldn’t sink any lower, an embarrassing federal audit exposes the scandal-plagued agency for awarding dozens of tax-delinquent companies with millions of dollars in government contracts. It may seem like a bad joke, that the nation’s feared tax agency does business with…

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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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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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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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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.

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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.

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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