Irs commissioner john koskinen, who covered up many aspects of the irs targeting scandal on behalf of former irs official lois lerner, is still in charge of the agency. In late september 2017, an exhaustive report by the treasury department's inspector general found that from 2004 to 2013, the irs used both conservative and liberal keywords to choose targets for further scrutiny, blunting claims that the issue had been an obama-era partisan scandal. More tax nightmares: after the teas party-targeting scandal and a ruckus raised over expensive comedy videos produced for irs employees, the agency is facing heat over its travel bills 'travel by leadership is critical because the irs is a national operation, with about 90,000 employees located in 620 locations from coast to coast,' the irs. When it comes to apoplexy surrounding the imaginary irs scandal, there's an interesting pattern: every new allegation falls apart after scrutiny. Irs targeting scandal: citizens united, lois lerner and the $20m tax saga that won't go away graphics by nick desantis it was.
“one of the things we uncovered in investigating the irs scandal in getting documents congress couldn’t get and didn’t want to get was that the justice department was working with lois lerner’s fbi to prosecute the very groups that lois lerner was suppressing through the irs,” fitton said. Four and a half years ago, the irs revealed that it had subjected numerous conservative political groups to excessive scrutiny, delays, and demands for paperwork a. Irs scandal: how barack obama and lois lerner used the irs to illegally target and harass tea party and other conservative organizations - kindle edition by daniel alman.
Watch video fbi looking into whether laws were broken when tax officials targeted tea party organizations. With president trump in the white house, there's a new call to get to the bottom of the corruption inside the internal revenue service's well- coordinated scheme to target conservative organizations. The first few days of the irs scandal that would consume washington for weeks went like this: conservatives were indignant, the media was outraged, the president had to respond, his allies turned on him and only then, the treasury department's inspector general released the actual report that. See also: political profiling at the internal revenue service in may 2013, the us internal revenue service (irs) revealed that it.
The irs scandal just took a turn for the worse, exposing what may be further political abuse by the obama administration it has recently come to light the irs scandal just took a turn for the worse, exposing what may be. The obama administration and its defenders have done their best to downplay the irs’s targeting of conservative groups, and to distance the president from the scandal.
President of judicial watch tom fitton had this to say about the new obama irs scandal uncovered: “so now we have more evidence of more obama irs abuses targeting innocent americans – all in the name of obamacare. Browse, search and watch internal revenue service videos and more at abcnewscom.
The irs’s tea party scandal, however, could hinder the agency’s willingness to ensure politically active nonprofits obey the law the irs will likely operate on this front with even more caution, taking pains not to appear biased or too aggressive. A suspicious email could confirm lois lerner's culpability in recent irs abuses. Corruption: the irs scandal entered its 659th day on friday, says a law professor who keeps track but the date might be historic, given that for the first time, the. Internal revenue service (no 1:15-cv-00220)) these newly identified records are presumably not the records contained in the so-called “congressional database,” which the irs created in 2013 to house records responsive.