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« Reply #125 on: August 26, 2014, 05:29:20 PM »

Lois Lerner's Blackberry deliberately destroyed after start of congressional probe: IRS lawyer
By Doug McKelway
Published August 26, 2014
FoxNews.com

Lois Lerner’s Blackberry was intentionally destroyed after Congress had begun its probe into IRS targeting of conservative groups, a senior IRS lawyer acknowledged in a sworn declaration.

Thomas Kane, Deputy Assistant Chief Counsel for the IRS, wrote in the declaration, part of a lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch against the IRS, that the Blackberry was "removed or wiped clean of any sensitive or proprietary information and removed as scrap for disposal in June 2012."

That date - June 2012 - is significant because by that time, ex-IRS official Lerner had already been summoned before congressional staffers who interviewed her about reports of the IRS' targeting of conservative groups.

"We had already talked to her. Our personal staff and Oversight Committee staff had sat down with Ms. Lerner and confronted her about information we were getting from conservative groups in the state of Ohio and around the country," Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, told Fox News.

"If you intentionally destroy evidence, that is a crime. If you make a statement in court saying the evidence is not available and it is, that is also a crime," said Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice.

The IRS did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

News of the Blackberry's destruction followed Monday’s statement by Judicial Watch that Justice Department attorneys said in a Friday phone call the federal government backs up all computer records to ensure continuity of government in event of a catastrophe, but retrieving the Lerner emails would simply be "too onerous."

An administration official told Fox News Monday night that Judicial Watch misinterpreted the Friday phone call. "There was no new back-up system described last week to Judicial Watch," he said. "Government lawyers who spoke to Judicial Watch simply referred to the same email retention policy that Commissioner (John) Koskinen had described in his Congressional testimony."

But Cleta Mitchell, an attorney who represents other conservative groups suing the IRS, cited a whistleblower who bolsters Judicial Watch's interpretation.

"I received information from a former Department of Homeland Security official who had security clearances. He just retired in April," Mitchell said. "He contacted me and he contacted Judicial Watch and some members of Congress and said there is backup material."

The dueling versions are not likely to sit well with District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan, who is presiding over Judicial Watch’s lawsuit against the IRS. "He gave the IRS not one, but two opportunities in court filings with him to tell him where they were," said Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch. "There was no mention of this backup system to the court at that time."

According to Sidney Powell, author of "Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice," Sullivan is known to scold government lawyers who withhold evidence.

Powell said Sullivan appointed an independent counsel to investigate DOJ's prosecution of now deceased Republican Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska.Sullivan described the Stevens prosecution as "the worst case of misconduct he'd seen in 25 years."

Sullivan also said, "When government does not meet its obligations to turn over evidence, the system falters."

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/26/lois-lerner-blackberry-deliberately-destroyed-after-start-congressional-probe/
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« Reply #126 on: August 27, 2014, 05:22:58 PM »

Scandal: Talk of crashed and recycled hard drives, like that Benghazi video, was a distraction from the truth, which is that the missing emails detailing IRS perfidy exist on a system intended for government wide catastrophe.

It would make sense that such a system would exist in the event that, say, the Islamic State or some other terrorist entity managed a nuclear attack on Washington D.C.

In fact, such a system does exist and contains copies of not only Lois Lerner's missing IRS emails detailing the agency's illegal and unconstitutional activity, but also the entire inventory of government files and data — and the IRS knew it all this time.

We have documented how IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has repeatedly lied before Congress, changing his story multiple times. He consistently implied that the Lerner emails didn't exist or were lost when her hard drive and those of others crashed, and then were destroyed and recycled.

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The fact is that the IRS wouldn't be saying anything had not U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan gotten tired of IRS obfuscation in the face of Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act lawsuits. He ordered the IRS to give a believable explanation to his court under oath and penalty of perjury.

Sullivan, probably not amused by the snarky testimony of Koskinen before Congress, ordered the IRS to produce sworn declarations about the lost emails and what might have happened to them. The Clinton appointee sought a step-by-step explanation of the alleged hard-drive destruction, including how it was authorized and why. He should also look closely into the destruction of Lerner's BlackBerry, which was intentionally dismantled after Congress began investigating the IRS.

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« Reply #127 on: September 06, 2014, 06:56:59 AM »

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« Reply #128 on: November 04, 2014, 09:40:19 AM »

Sen. Shaheen briefed on IRS targeting plot in 2012, memo shows
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By Patrick Howley
Published November 04, 2014

Democratic New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen was looped in on a plan with Lois Lerner and President Barack Obama’s political appointee at the IRS to lead a program of harassment against conservative nonprofit groups during the 2012 election, according to letters exclusively obtained by The Daily Caller.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) did not want to publicly release 2012 correspondences exchanged between the IRS and Jeanne Shaheen at her personal Washington office: the agency delayed releasing the information to a major conservative super PAC multiple times, even threatening to see the super PAC in court, according to emails. (RELATED: Lois Lerner And Fellow IRS Official Announced Targeting At 2010 Conference Before Both Of Their Emails Went Missing)
 

But the letter in question comes out now, on the eve of Jeanne Shaheen’s bid for re-election to the United States Senate.

“The IRS is aware of the current public interest in this issue,” IRS chief counsel William J. Wilkins, a White House visitor described by insiders as “The President’s Man at the IRS,” personally wrote in a hand-stamped memo to “Senator Shaheen” on official Department of the Treasury letterhead on April 25, 2012.

The memo, obtained by TheDC, briefed the Democratic senator about a coordinated IRS-Treasury Department plot to target political activity by nonprofit 501(c)(4) groups. The plot was operating out of Lois Lerner’s Tax Exempt Government Entities Division. (RELATED: Liens Filed Against Dem Senator Jeanne Shaheen And Her Husband For Failure To Pay Creditors)

“These regulations have been in place since 1959,” Wilkins wrote. “We will consider proposed changes in this area as we work with Tax-Exempt and Government Entities and the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy to identify tax issues that should be addressed” in designing new regulations and “guidance.”

“I hope this information is helpful,” Wilkins wrote. “I am sending a similar response to your colleagues. If you have questions, please contact me or have your staff contact Cathy Barre at (202) 622-3720.”

Shaheen got the inside info from the IRS, making it clear she was the point person in a group composed of six close Democratic colleagues including Chuck Schumer and Al Franken, who joined with Shaheen in quietly writing a letter to then-IRS commissioner Doug Shulman expressing their concern about new nonprofit groups engaging in political activity in 2012.

The Democratic senators’ publicly available March 9, 2012 letter asked the IRS to “immediately change the administrative framework for enforcement of the tax code as it applies to groups designated as ‘social welfare’ organizations” by introducing a new “bright line test” for how much a tax-exempt group can invest in political activity and by setting a new rule that at least 51 percent of a group’s activity must non-political. The senators called for more elaborate disclosures about finances and “undertakings” in groups’ form 990 submissions and sought new rules about how much donors could write off as business expenses. (RELATED: New Poll: Brown Leads Shaheen By A Point And A Half With One Week To Go)

A Freedom of Information Act request from a major conservative super PAC specifically identified “Jeanne Shaheen” as its Freedom of Information Act search term on the IRS scandal (and in Washington, folks, if YOUR NAME is the search term that the conservative super PAC uses in its bid to get public information, then you just might be involved in something).

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/11/03/bombshell-memo-jeanne-shaheen-conspired-with-white-house-insider-on-irs/
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« Reply #129 on: November 26, 2014, 07:10:20 PM »

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« Reply #130 on: December 23, 2014, 08:35:32 AM »

GOP report: Top IRS official considered admitting targeting before 2012 election -- but didn’t
Published December 23, 2014
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A top IRS official considered going public with the agency’s targeting of conservative groups at a hearing just months before the 2012 presidential election but ultimately decided against revealing the bombshell news, according to a new report from a GOP-led House committee.

Then-Deputy Commissioner Steven Miller wrote in an email in June 2012, about a month before a House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing, that he was weighing whether to testify to “put a stake” in the “c4” issue -- apparently a reference to allegations about politics playing a role in the agency’s denial of tax-exempt, 501(c)(4) status to conservative-leaning groups.

“I am beginning to wonder whether I should do [the hearing] and affirmatively use it to put a stake in politics and c4,” Miller told his chief of staff, Nikole Flax, in a June 2012 email obtained by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Miller ultimately testified at the July 25 hearing but never revealed his knowledge of the misconduct.

“Because he did not, he did a great disservice to the American taxpayers,” the House oversight committee report states.

The detail is one of many findings and allegations in the 226-page Republican-authored report, obtained by Fox News in advance of its release on Tuesday. The report highlights numerous examples of what House Republicans say is agency officials misleading congressional investigators and trying to slow their investigations.

Miller testified before Congress on at least six occasions as deputy commissioner and later as acting commissioner, from May 2012 until May 2013, when he was forced to resign.

During a final hearing, Miller apologized for the agency’s “poor service” but maintained the targeting was not motivated by politics.

The report states: “Though Miller was never asked as directly as [Commissioner Doug] Shulman about the targeting … Miller likewise never told Congress about the IRS misconduct. Miller’s multiple missed opportunities to tell Congress about the targeting continued the IRS’s pattern of failing to inform Congress.”

Now-retired IRS official Lois Lerner, in charge of the agency’s tax-exempt division during the 2010-2012 targeting, eventually revealed the scandal at an American Bar Association event in May 2013 -- roughly six months after President Obama won re-election and just days before an inspector general report on the allegations was scheduled for release.

“They used names like Tea Party or Patriots and they selected cases simply because the applications had those names in the title,” she said at the time. “That was wrong, that was absolutely incorrect, insensitive and inappropriate.”

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House oversight committee, on Monday accused the authors of the GOP-generated report of taking information out of context and selectively releasing information.

“It is revealing that the Republicans -- yet again -- are leaking cherry-picked excerpts of documents to support their preconceived political narrative without allowing committee members to even see their conclusions or vote on them first,” he said in a statement. “By leaking information to reporters on condition that they not disclose it to Democrats, Republicans are intentionally bypassing the normal congressional vetting process designed to distinguish fact from fiction.”

The report follows a recent congressional budget agreement for fiscal 2015 that cuts IRS funding to roughly fiscal 2000 levels, which agency officials argue will make oversight and other jobs even more difficult.

Other conclusions in the report, including several already made public, are that the Obama administration appears so far to have done an incomplete investigation and at times has been uncooperative.

“Only a month after Attorney General (Eric) Holder announced the administration’s investigation, then-FBI Director Robert Mueller was unable to answer basic questions about the status,” the report states. “Even as recently as July 2014, after the IRS informed Congress that it had destroyed two years of Lerner’s e-mails, the FBI continued its refusal to provide any information about its investigation.”

In addition, the Justice Department at one point was willing to pursue criminal prosecutions against the tax-exempt groups, based on information obtained by the IRS, according to documents obtained by House GOP investigators.

And the IRS failed to provide sufficient internal oversight, the report concludes.

“Congress created administrative oversight entities within the Executive Branch to ensure the IRS carries out its mission efficiently and responsibly,” the report states. “These entities -- specifically, the IRS Oversight Board and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration -- exist to ensure that IRS misconduct does not occur and, if it does, to identify and address it immediately. In the case of the IRS’s targeting of conservative tax-exempt applicants, these administrative oversight entities failed in their missions.”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/12/23/gop-report-top-irs-official-considered-admitting-targeting-before-2012-election/
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« Reply #131 on: December 23, 2014, 12:07:28 PM »

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“It is revealing that the Republicans -- yet again -- are leaking cherry-picked excerpts of documents to support their preconceived political narrative without allowing committee members to even see their conclusions or vote on them first,” he said in a statement. “By leaking information to reporters on condition that they not disclose it to Democrats, Republicans are intentionally bypassing the normal congressional vetting process designed to distinguish fact from fiction.”
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« Reply #132 on: December 23, 2014, 01:14:21 PM »


Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House oversight committee, on Monday accused the authors of the GOP-generated report of taking information out of context and selectively releasing information.

“It is revealing that the Republicans -- yet again -- are leaking cherry-picked excerpts of documents to support their preconceived political narrative without allowing committee members to even see their conclusions or vote on them first,” he said in a statement. “By leaking information to reporters on condition that they not disclose it to Democrats, Republicans are intentionally bypassing the normal congressional vetting process designed to distinguish fact from fiction.”
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/12/23/gop-report-top-irs-official-considered-admitting-targeting-before-2012-election/


Elijah Cummings is about as credible as Baghdad Bob.
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« Reply #133 on: December 23, 2014, 01:19:55 PM »


Elijah Cummings is about as credible as Baghdad Bob.

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« Reply #134 on: December 23, 2014, 01:23:49 PM »


Elijah Cummings is about as credible as Baghdad Bob.

great excuse for you to not have to address the content of his statement

if it were not true I assume you would be able to address it
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« Reply #135 on: December 23, 2014, 01:24:51 PM »

great excuse for you to not have to address the content of his statement

if it were not true I assume you would be able to address it


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« Reply #136 on: December 23, 2014, 01:30:08 PM »

great excuse for you to not have to address the content of his statement

if it were not true I assume you would be able to address it

I've never heard any truth come out of his mouth. He's one of Obama's little monkeys.

What does this admin have to do for you to admit that they're slime?

Will you be ok with a Republican admin targeting liberal orgs and auditing and harassing anyone who dares speak out against them or otherwise land on their shit list?

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/oct/3/irs-targeted-dr-ben-carson-after-prayer-breakfast-/?page=all

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2013/05/19/businessman-frank-vandersloot-i-was-audited-twice-by-irs-once-by-dol-investigated-by-senate-staffer-after-giving-1-million-to-romney-super-pac/

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« Reply #137 on: December 23, 2014, 01:32:17 PM »

great excuse for you to not have to address the content of his statement

if it were not true I assume you would be able to address it


If he didn't have a credibility problem, why did you conveniently leave out WHO made the comment?
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« Reply #138 on: December 23, 2014, 01:49:26 PM »

http://dailycaller.com/2014/04/20/is-there-an-ethics-investigation-in-rep-cummings-future-over-irs-emails-with-lerner-video/2/
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« Reply #139 on: December 23, 2014, 01:52:25 PM »

http://www.breitbart.com/video/2014/02/06/true-the-votes-engelbrecht-files-formal-ethics-complaint-against-rep-elijah-cummings/

http://dailysignal.com/2012/10/11/rep-elijah-cummings-d-md-threatens-citizens-group-over-election-integrity/
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« Reply #140 on: December 23, 2014, 01:57:44 PM »


If he didn't have a credibility problem, why did you conveniently leave out WHO made the comment?

it came from Bums post which I clearly pointed out

it was not exactly hidden

now why dont you try to refute what he said?
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« Reply #141 on: December 23, 2014, 02:08:13 PM »

it came from Bums post which I clearly pointed out

it was not exactly hidden

now why dont you try to refute what he said?

You only quoted what was said and nothing else. Normally people also reference who or where the quote came from, unless the source is dubious.

As for refuting what he said, I'm not sure what you're expecting me to post or what would convince you that he's a lying sack of shit if nothing else has. Do you really expect me to type out the entire transcript of the investigation or something?

The evidence is overwhelmingly against the IRS, and even Ray Charles could have seen the connection to the White House and also Cummings' lack of credibility. His job as Obama's little monkey is to try to discredit the whole thing and spin it all in any way possible, much like Earnest and Carney. But at least they're all getting paid to spin for him.
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« Reply #142 on: December 23, 2014, 02:49:34 PM »

You only quoted what was said and nothing else. Normally people also reference who or where the quote came from, unless the source is dubious.

As for refuting what he said, I'm not sure what you're expecting me to post or what would convince you that he's a lying sack of shit if nothing else has. Do you really expect me to type out the entire transcript of the investigation or something?

The evidence is overwhelmingly against the IRS, and even Ray Charles could have seen the connection to the White House and also Cummings' lack of credibility. His job as Obama's little monkey is to try to discredit the whole thing and spin it all in any way possible, much like Earnest and Carney. But at least they're all getting paid to spin for him.

it's very simple

Are Republicans  leaking information to reporters on condition that they not disclose it to Democrats and intentionally bypassing the normal congressional vetting process designed to distinguish fact from fiction ?

btw - if there were any evidence (overwhelming or not) of of crime then why haven't the Repubs done something/anything besides leak unsubstantiated rumors.

Also, why did no teabag groups get denied 501c4 status while Democratic groups were actually denied that status

that is pretty scandalous don't you think?

Shouldn't the Repubs be doing something about that with all that overwhelming evidence you mentioned?
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« Reply #143 on: December 23, 2014, 03:01:07 PM »



Democrat groups don't pay taxes - they take them


it's very simple

Are Republicans  leaking information to reporters on condition that they not disclose it to Democrats and intentionally bypassing the normal congressional vetting process designed to distinguish fact from fiction ?

btw - if there were any evidence (overwhelming or not) of of crime then why haven't the Repubs done something/anything besides leak unsubstantiated rumors.

Also, why did no teabag groups get denied 501c4 status while Democratic groups were actually denied that status

that is pretty scandalous don't you think?

Shouldn't the Repubs be doing something about that with all that overwhelming evidence you mentioned?
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« Reply #144 on: December 29, 2014, 02:01:43 PM »

The burden of proof of "leaks" is on those of you who make the claims of those leaks. I do recall hearing that the DOJ was leaking info from the Ferguson grand jury a few weeks back.

Many Right-leaning groups were denied and harassed. Few, if any on the left were. Where are you getting this? Are you just making it up as you go along? Are you paid to post this shit here? Or is it a black liberal thing?

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewsubcategory.asp?id=1935

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/irs-scandal/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertwood/2014/12/17/20-facts-about-irs-targeting-emails-and-the-white-house/



it's very simple

Are Republicans  leaking information to reporters on condition that they not disclose it to Democrats and intentionally bypassing the normal congressional vetting process designed to distinguish fact from fiction ?

btw - if there were any evidence (overwhelming or not) of of crime then why haven't the Repubs done something/anything besides leak unsubstantiated rumors.

Also, why did no teabag groups get denied 501c4 status while Democratic groups were actually denied that status

that is pretty scandalous don't you think?

Shouldn't the Repubs be doing something about that with all that overwhelming evidence you mentioned?
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« Reply #145 on: April 03, 2015, 10:29:17 AM »

She is lucky.

Feds won't pursue contempt charges against Lerner for not testifying before House
Published April 01, 2015
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The Justice Department has declined to pursue contempt of Congress charges against Lois Lerner for refusing to testify about her role at the IRS in the targeting of conservative groups.

The department announced the decision in a letter Tuesday to House Speaker John Boehner, whose Republican-controlled chamber made the request to prosecute, after holding Lerner in contempt for refusing to at committee hearings.

"Once again, the Obama administration has tried to sweep IRS targeting of taxpayers for their political beliefs under the rug,” Boehner spokesman Michael Steel told FoxNews.com.

Lerner asserted her Fifth Amendment privilege, which allows people to not testify against themselves, during a May 2013 hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and then again at a March 2014 hearing.

However, House Republicans argued Lerner waived the privilege with an opening statement she made before the committee in the May 2013 appearance. All the chamber’s Republican members and six Democrats officially voted in May 2014 to hold Lerner in contempt.

Ron Machen Jr., the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, said in the seven-page letter that federal prosecutors concluded Lerner did not waive her privilege because she made “only general claims of innocence” during the opening statement.

“Thus, the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution would provide Ms. Lerner with an absolute defense should be prosecuted … for her refusal to testify,” wrote Machen, who was appointed to the U.S. attorney post by President Obama and left for private practice Wednesday, one day after sending the letter.

He also said he will not refer the case to a grand jury or take any other action to prosecute.

Lerner ran the IRS’s exempt organizations unit when Tea Party and other nonprofit groups with conservative names applying for tax-exempt status were targeted for additional auditing from April 2010 to April 2012.

She was placed on administrative leave in May 2013 and retired four months later.

“I have not done anything wrong,” Lerner said in her 2013 opening statement. “I have not broken any laws. I have not violated any IRS rules or regulations. And I have not provided false information to this or any other congressional committee.”

The IRS scandal broke in May 2013 when Lerner said at an American Bar Association gathering and during a follow-up conference call with reporters there was a “very big uptick” in nonprofit applications and that the vetting process was limited to the agency’s Cincinnati office.

However, the extent to which the Obama administration knew about the targeting, beyond Lerner’s unit in Washington, remains unclear in part because, she says, her computer crashed and emails were lost.

Lerner attorney William Taylor said he and is client are “gratified but not surprised” by the decision by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

“Anyone who takes a serious and impartial look at this issue would conclude that Ms. Lerner did not waive her Fifth Amendment rights.” he said. “It is unfortunate that the majority party in the House put politics before a citizen’s constitutional rights.”

Steel also said the White House still has the opportunity to “do the right thing and appoint a special counsel to examine the IRS’ actions."

Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan said federal prosecutors made the “wrong” decision.

“As one of his final acts as U.S. attorney for Washington, D.C., Ronald Machen used his power as a political weapon to undermine the rule of law,” Jordan said. “Machen was legally bound to convene a grand jury, but instead he ignored his obligation and unilaterally decided to ignore the will of the House. … This is wrong, and a great example of why so many Americans distrust their government.”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/04/01/feds-wont-pursue-contempt-charges-against-lerner-for-not-testifying-before-house/
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« Reply #146 on: August 25, 2015, 10:56:35 AM »

IRS reveals existence of another Lois Lerner email account
Published August 25, 2015
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The IRS admitted to a federal court there was a second personal email account that Lois Lerner, the official at the heart of the Tea Party targeting scandal, used to conduct agency business.

The email account apparently was set up under the name, "Toby Miles."

The admission, first reported by The Washington Times, was made Monday in an open-records lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch, a conservative group suing to see Lerner’s emails sent during the targeting of conservative groups filing for tax-exempt status.

IRS lawyer Geoffrey Klimas told the court that as it was putting together a set of documents to hand over to Judicial Watch, attorneys discovered another email account, in addition to her official account and a separate personal email already known to the agency.

“In the process of preparing this status report and for the August 24, 2015, release of Lerner communications, the undersigned attorneys learned that, in addition to emails to or from an email account denominated ‘Lois G. Lerner‘ or ‘Lois Home,’ some emails responsive to Judicial Watch’s request may have been sent to or received from a personal email account denominated ‘Toby Miles,’” Klimas told U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan.

It was not immediately clear whom "Toby Miles" refers to; Lerner's husband is Michael Miles and reportedly may have been linked to the account. The IRS, though, concluded it was a personal account used by Lerner.

Klimas said the IRS is reviewing previous releases to Judicial Watch in light of the new account, and will provide an update by the end of August as to whether any documents need to be re-released with different redactions or if any additional searches need to be done.

A House Ways and Means Committee criminal referral in 2014 mentioned the Toby Miles email address, identified as [email protected], as the address was included on an email that also had Lerner’s official account on the chain of recipients.

At that time, the committee linked the Toby Miles address to Lerner’s husband, Michael Miles, but said, “The source of the name ‘Toby‘ is not known,” The Times reported.

“This is the latest in a parade of obstruction from the IRS and the Department of Justice on these issues,” Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, told FoxNews.com, calling the idea that sensitive government information was on a non-government account "disturbing."

Fitton said that the DOJ and the IRS have apparently known about the Toby Miles account for some time, and cited this as more proof that a special counsel should be appointed to oversee the investigation into the scandal.

"This is just another example from the Obama administration of the -- to use an old Nixonian phrase -- modified limited hangout," Fitton said, adding, "the Obama IRS scandal is not over."

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/08/25/irs-reveals-existence-another-lois-lerner-email-account/?intcmp=hpbt1
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