The last thing the House Oversight Committee knew about IRS manager Lois Lerner's hard drive was what the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration told them: that they had no idea where it was. Now, according to sources who spoke to Politico, it looks like the hard drive has been "recycled." “We’ve been informed that […]
Pulitzer Prize winning author and journalist Jeff Gerth offers an intriguing review of Hillary Clinton's new book: what the former Secretary of State, U.S. Senator and First Lady left out. About Iraq. Gerth co-authored a biography of Clinton in 2007, "Her Way," and says that "Iraq is not one of her favorite subjects." "There is […]
FBI agents flew to Mexico City last night to take custody of one of the fugitive defendants in Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's murder: Lionel Portillo-Meza, also known as "Jesus Leonel Sanchez-Meza." Sanchez-Mesa was arrested in Mexico on Sept. 6, 2012 and has been awaiting extradition ever since. Last night, he was flown from Mexico […]
Today, the House Oversight Committee issued the IRS its second subpoena in two days. This one is for documents related to the tax agency's disclosure Friday that it "lost" emails dated from January 2009 to January 2011 to and from former IRS manager Lois Lerner due to a computer crash. The subpoena demands Lerner's hard drive, […]
Thank you to C-SPAN for inviting me on q-and-a with Brian Lamb this Sunday. Also, I'll discuss the Lost Lois Lerner emails on Hannity tonight.
Today, the House Oversight Committee subpoenaed IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to testify at a hearing Monday about Lois Lerner's "lost" emails. On Friday, the IRS disclosed to Congress that it had lost many Lois Lerner emails dated from January 2009 to April 2011 due to a previously undisclosed computer crash in 2011. In a letter to […]
Friday's revelation that the IRS "lost" Lois Lerner's emails in a computer crash came ten months after Congress first requested them and seven months after they were first subpoenaed by the House Oversight Committee. But what IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified about the emails at a hearing in March appears to be at odds with his […]
The news came late in the day on Friday the 13th. According to the House Ways and Means Committee, the IRS reports having "lost" former IRS manager Lois Lerner’s emails to and from other IRS employees sent between January of 2009 and April of 2011 due to a ‘computer crash.’ In light of the disclosure, […]