DECEMBER 15, 2014
A Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit uncovered that the Department of Justice colluded with the IRS to target politically conservative and tea party groups seeking non-profit status. In 2010, the Department of Justice reached out to the IRS to pursue this collusion before the political targeting occurred. Unfortunately, Judicial Watch was only able to obtain two of the 834 documents requested in the FOIA lawsuit. Read more about this shocking discovery to quell political dissent through government intimidation here.
Here is a compelling quote from Tom Fitton, as quoted in the article:
“In 2010, why was the Department of Justice talking to the IRS about potentially prosecuting the president’s political enemies? That’s what this is about,” he said.