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IRS Gives “After School Satan Club” Tax-Exempt Status in 10 Days

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Weekly Update: Big Mueller Lawsuit!

Obama Administration Used Confidential Taxpayer Information to Push Obamacare It’s Government Gone Wild Time In Washington, DC Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department for Mueller Russian Special Counsel Budget   Obama Administration Used Confidential Taxpayer Information to Push Obamacare Your Judicial Watch uncovered yet another Obama IRS scandal – and

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IRS part of $5 million push to pressure uninsured Americans to buy Obamacare

The Internal Revenue Service released documents on Monday showing it was involved in a $5 million push to pressure uninsured Americans to buy Obamacare coverage during the Obama Administration, according to the watchdog group Judicial Watch. “So now we have more evidence of more Obama IRS abuses targeting innocent Americans – all in…

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What does Obamacare have in common with gun control?

If your policy is so good, why does it need to be mandatory? This is the question people have been asking about Obamacare since its inception. The question bears even more relevance today, as new documents uncovered by Judicial Watch reveal that the IRS spent $5 million of taxpayer money trying to…

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IRS Spent $5 Million Coaxing Americans to Buy Obamacare

Judicial Watch has recovered documents showing the IRS spent $5 million on notices to taxpayers urging them to purchase insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The documents reveal that the IRS coordinated with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team in an effort to coax Americans…

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IRS involved in $5 million push to press Americans to buy ObamaCare

The Internal Revenue Service was involved in a $5 million push to pressure Americans to buy Obamacare coverage, according to documents obtained from the watchdog group Judicial Watch. Under former president Obama, the Department of Health and Human Services and the White House’s Behavioral Sciences Team created a $5 million program to…

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IRS Involved in $5 Million Push to Pressure Americans to Buy Obamacare

According to Judicial Watch, the Department of Health and Human Services can only send a notification to individuals of what their options are, and the agency may have overstepped this by threatening individuals with penalty fees. “The penalty for not having any health-coverage or an exemption in 2017 will be…

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Judicial Watch: Obama’s IRS Spent $5m Pressuring Americans to Buy ObamaCare

Judicial Watch has obtained via FOIA documents showing that the Obama IRS spent $5 million in taxpayer money to pressure otherwise compliant Americans into buying ObamaCare. The Obama administration apparently weaponized the IRS, arguably the most-feared government agency, by engaging in psy-ops against Americans. Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton had…

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Weekly Update: It’s amateur hour at State

Clinton Emails Reveal Additional Mishandling of Classified Information The IRS Scandal Is Still a Scandal   Clinton Emails Reveal Additional Mishandling of Classified Information We continue to accumulate details of the communications abuses in the Hillary Clinton State Department, but after you read the following report pause and consider the…

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Judicial Watch: DOJ Giving Lerner a Pass is Bogus and Trump Should Order a Full Review of the Scandal

Judicial Watch, which is still pursuing documents related to the IRS targeting scandal and has for years, proving Lerner was at the heart of the targeting, is buying none of it and calling on President Trump to intervene. “I have zero confidence that the Justice Department did an adequate review…

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FBI called complicit in Justice Department’s exoneration of IRS official Lois Lerner

The FBI’s damage-control role discouraged the Justice Department from prosecuting former IRS official Lois Lerner in the tax agency’s targeting of conservative groups, a watchdog group said. The decision not to reopen the Lerner investigation “comes as no surprise considering that the FBI collaborated with the IRS and is unlikely…

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Judicial Watch Statement on Justice Department’s Decision Not to Charge Lois Lerner in IRS Scandal

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the  Department of Justice’s decision not to bring charges against Lois Lerner, former director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the IRS, whose own emails place her at the heart of the politicization of the IRS for the…

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Trump’s IRS Swamp

Donald Trump promised to drain the swamp, and here’s a seven-month progress report: The Washington bog is still as wide and fetid as ever. Consider that Mr. Trump’s Justice Department has inexplicably continued to defend the IRS’s misdeeds under President Obama. Voters put a Republican in the White House in…

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Weekly Update: Weiner Laptop Records Uncovered

Judicial Watch Launches New Election Integrity Lawsuit IRS Records Missing Court Update: Weiner Laptop Documents Uncovered   Judicial Watch Launches New Election Integrity Lawsuit This week saw the first official meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which is under attack from leftists who want to preserve the…

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Judicial Watch Sues IRS Over Email Preservation

(Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch today announced that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to obtain records relating to the agency’s “preservation and/or retention” of the email records of officials who have left the agency since January 2010. (Judicial Watch v.…

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Tax cheat: IRS releases a few of the 7,000 documents it has withheld since 2013

From the World Tribune: IRS officials admitted the agency used “inappropriate political labels” in screening tax-exempt applications of Tea Party and other conservative groups, newly released documents show. Also among 695 pages of new documents obtained by Judicial Watch in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit were records indicating the…

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IRS sued again, this time for distributing taxpayers’ info

From WND: The Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act case seeks to force the IRS and the Department of Health and Human Services to reveal records about their sharing of private taxpayer information under Obamacare. Even though Obamacare is expected to be repealed by the new Republican Congress, until that…

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Judicial Watch Obtains 695 Pages of Obama IRS Scandal Documents – Records Not Produced in Initial Congressional Investigation

First Batch of Records from 7,000-Page Cache Uncovered Last Month (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 695 pages of new documents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that contain admissions by IRS officials that the agency used “inappropriate political labels” to screen the tax-exempt applications of conservative organizations.  Other…

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IRS chief is unexpected survivor in Trump era

From The Hill: One of Republicans’ least favorite Obama administration officials remains in his position: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. Some Republicans lawmakers have asked President Trump to ask for Koskinen’s resignation. The commissioner’s term expires in November, but he has said he would step aside sooner if asked by the…

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The Devil And Lois Lerner

From Forbes: The IRS hates patriots and loves Satan seems to be the message in some coverage of Judicial Watch’s revelation about the speedy approval of exempt status for the organization that sponsors the “After School Satan” program.  Judicial Watch’s release led with:

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Obama’s IRS gave ‘Satan Club’ creator fast tax-exempt status

From the Washington Times: Documents obtained by a government watchdog show that the originator of the “After School Satan Club” received speedy tax-exempt status while conservative groups were stuck in bureaucratic red tape under the Obama administration. Treasury Department files obtained by Judicial Watch last week show Reason Alliance in…


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