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  • Second federal judge wants info on lost IRS emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A second federal judge has ordered the IRS to provide information about lost emails from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton said Friday he wants to know whatever became of Lois Lerner's computer hard drive. IRS...

  • Obama the problem creator

    Only if we understand that Wednesday was "Opposite Day" can we comprehend President Obama's bizarre remarks in Texas concerning our border crisis.

  • Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan gave the tax agency a month to submit the explanation in writing....

  • Republicans want this man to investigate IRS targeting of conservative groups

    Republicans don't trust the Justice Department to investigate the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups and now want the department's inspector general to look into the matter instead.

  • Federal judge orders IRS to swear that it can't recover Lois Lerner's lost emails

    A federal judge wants the IRS to make a sworn statement of how it lost Lerner's emails and what it can do to get them back. The IRS and Judicial Watch will also have to meet in September in front of a federal magistrate who is an expert on electronic records in the courts.

  • IRS employee suspended for delivering pro-Obama 'chant' on agency's customer service hotline

    An IRS employee has been suspended for 100 days without pay for urging callers on the agency's customer service hotline to vote for President Obama in the 2012 presidential election.

  • How much time did a key Obama official spend investigating the IRS' Tea Party targeting?

    The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has sued the government under the Freedom of Information Act to gain access to records about the investigation.

  • What Lois Lerner told her IRS colleagues not to say in emails

    The embattled former IRS senior executive cautioned colleagues against including comments in official emails that might be seen by Congress.

  • Ted Cruz: Harry Reid is Obama's 'enabler' to abusing power more than Richard Nixon

    Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid has helped President Obama abuse his power even worse than Richard Nixon, charged Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

  • Good news, everyone! The New York Times has identified the 'real' IRS scandal

    When disgraced former IRS official Lois Lerner first admitted in 2013 during a staged apology that her agency had targeted conservative groups, a few news organizations scrambled immediately to help the White House manage its damage control efforts. Take, for example, the New York Times' latest...

  • Marijuana shop sues IRS over cash penalty

    DENVER (AP) — A marijuana business in Colorado has filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service for assessing a penalty for paying taxes in cash. The IRS charges a 10 percent penalty on cash payments for federal employee withholding taxes. But many marijuana businesses are forced to...

  • Americans are more interested in the IRS email scandal than the World Cup

    Americans are more interested in the disappearance of nearly two years' worth of emails belonging to Lois Lerner, a disgraced former IRS official at the center of the targeting scandal, than they are in the international soccer tournament.

  • Another federal judge tells IRS to explain itself on lost emails

    IRS attorneys will be even busier than normal next week, because another federal judge has told them to show up in court July 11 to defend the federal tax agency.

  • Happy birthday, IRS?

    On July 9, the Internal Revenue Service will turn 61, a few years short of the average retirement age. Many Americans, when they get ready to retire, reflect on their career. I'd like to think the IRS, were it personified, might take a long look at its professional life leading up to its birthday.

  • America's birthday should be celebrated by fighting back

    America's upcoming birthday on the Fourth of July is a time when the gift most needed is an urgent warning about the dangers of losing the things that have made this country.

From the Weekly Standard