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 […]
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 IRS “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.’ That’s according to the House Ways and Means Committee, which had requested the emails. Some of the missing emails are said to cover communications between Lerner […]
What issue brings both Democrats and Republicans together? Controversy over the Export-Import Bank. According to its critics, the Export-Import Bank, a little known federal agency, is providing federal subsidies to foreign firms that threaten American jobs. The Daily Signal reports, “last year alone, bank authorizations exceeded $27 billion, bringing taxpayers’ total exposure to nearly $134 billion […]
Judicial Watch may be first to know the most about healthcare.gov information that the government has been keeping secret. Under court order, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has begun giving documents to the conservative watchdog group. Like Judicial Watch, I filed numerous Freedom of Information (FOI) requests with HHS last fall when […]