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Records Show Conservatives Overtly Excluded as Leftists Got $1 Billion from Companies Sued by DOJ

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Tom Fitton: Re-Open the IRS Targeting Investigation

Last week the Department of Justice officially issued settlements to a pair of conservative tea party groups after they were inappropriately targeted by the IRS under President Obama. It was the first time the IRS admitted the wrongdoing and Attorney General Jeff Sessions classified the extra scrutiny as “inexcusable.” “There is no…

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Conservatives Targeted by IRS Celebrate Settlement

Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group, called on the Trump administration to investigate the agency’s conduct in its compliance with public records law, as well as its handling of conservative applications. Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said he had “zero confidence that the Justice Department did an adequate review of…

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Tom Fitton on IRS Scandal: ‘That’s How You Steal an Election in Plain Sight’

Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said the IRS effectively “stole an election in plain sight” by targeting conservative groups during the Obama years. Fitton said there are now documents showing the Tea Party was suppressed by the IRS. He said that former employee Lois Lerner was a “Democratic activist in…

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Video: Why Tom Fitton wants IRS targeting investigation reopened

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Oct. 27, 2017 – 4:44 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on “Outnumbered Overtime” on the Fox News Channel discussing the Justice Department’s settlement with dozens of conservative groups that were targeted unfairly and illegally by the IRS.

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Records Show Conservatives Overtly Excluded as Leftists Got $1 Billion from Companies Sued by DOJ

An Obama-era scheme that forced companies sued by the government to fund leftist groups overtly excluded conservative organizations, according to internal Department of Justice (DOJ) records obtained by Judicial Watch. As part of settlements, the DOJ would often give the corporations—mainly big banks—double credit if they gave money to leftwing…

WEEKLY UPDATE

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…

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch: Documents Show HHS Used IRS to Push Obamacare, Use of Confidential Taxpayer Information Raises Legal Questions

IRS/HHS Coordinated with Obama White House Behavioral Sciences ‘Team’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it received two production of documents, 77 pages and 108 pages, from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revealing the Obama IRS coordinated with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Obama…

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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…

WEEKLY UPDATE

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…

PRESS RELEASE

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…

WEEKLY UPDATE

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…

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch Statement on IRS Records Scandal

Internal Watchdog Found Records Went Missing (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in response to a July 13 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report, which finds the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) records management practice resulted in lost records and incomplete IRS responses to…


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