Skip to comments.‘We’re Going to Get Creamed’: Lerner Emails Paint Picture of Planning 501(c)(4) Scrutiny
Posted on 03/12/2014 11:04:39 AM PDT by Olog-hai
A House committee report claims Lois Lerner, who oversaw the Internal Revenue Services scrutiny of tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, lied to Congress about her involvement in the targeting scandal.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a report Tuesday concluding that Lerner created unprecedented roadblocks for Tea Party organizations and worked surreptitiously to advance new Obama administration regulations that curtail the activities of existing 501(c)(4) organizations. [ ]
The emails paint a picture of IRS officials being aware of the potential political consequences of their actions and the increasing attention on the issue. On several occasions, Lerner received emails from colleagues that focused on the political involvement of tax-exempt conservative groups.
In March 2012, IRS Deputy Division Counsel Janine Cook sent an article to Lerner that discussed the potential congressional investigations and the IRSs treatment of tax-exempt applicants. Lerner responded by writing: were going to get creamed.
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Get creamed? Lerner obviously wasn’t planning on the do nothing GOP letting them off the hook.
If Scooter Libby can go to prison, I don’t see why we shouldn’t make room for Lois.
Unless of course, she fingers the real instigator.
I wonder who that could be?
Maybe Issa should have another hearing.
not a smidgen of corruption
SMOKING GUN. If this isn’t admitted criminal abuse of power,conspiracy and violation of the RICO Act then I am Richard Nixon.
This is making Watergate look like a parking offense. And it’s just now getting ramped up.
Issa will never get it. Typical jackass that is totally worthless. Lerner should have been in jail months ago. He keeps delaying using we must get more information from her and the fool should know we might get more with her in jail.
This is making Watergate look like a parking offense. And its just now getting ramped up.
Sorry, the IRS scandal is ending. This is just a little red meat for the base. Boehner gave away the IRS funding tools he had and doesn’t intend to do anything about the IRS scandal. Never once has Boehner directly engaged the kenyan regarding the obama IRS abusing Americans. We can’t take the focus off obamacare, dontcha know!
How much time did Bush’s guy get for just lying to congress?...He DIDN’T lie. He was grilled numerous times until he said something that didn’t align with what he said weeks ago, or he said something that didn’t align with prior testimony. The FBI asked “were lying then, or are you lying now?” GUILTY, said the Dems.
Given the utter lack of progress in punishing Fast & Furious, which was certainly state-sponsored terrorism &mdsah; and arguably the easiest treason case in 70 years — I have to wonder how much of Issa is just a blustering, billowing smokescreen.
I’m sorry, but this should be a hanging offense: These people are trying to DESTROY America’s right to a fair and free election.
The GOP thinks the mid terms are in the bag. I expect them to get even more timid and cautious. That means no serious escalation on the IRS scandal. Just a few more debate club hearings to get us to the election.
It’s pretty clear who’s been tapped to be thrown to the wolves. Lerner is now in the position of hoping the wolves go away first. She may get her wish.
See tag line...
Democrats are Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!!
With Jarett being out front and media active the last several days I suspect she is very deep in do-do. Watching her on TV this am I had the feeling she was trying to crawl out of a hole. I understand she is immune from giving any congressional testimony. It is a shame for our system of government to allow such escaping from public scrutiny while allowing the same government to waste time and resources trying to hang a guy like Soussa(?) for going public.
This is so big we need more committees to hold hearings to plan for the hearings that will be needed. Of course this will all take time, so we first need to re-elect everyone so they can dig right in and get right to it... later.
Any ‘civilized’ society would have by now not only arrested and tried the guilty parties, but executed them for abhorrent crimes against America. Why NO one in the House has had the balls to file charges against Obama is absolutely amazing. Not only is he a fraud but he has violated the oath of office to defend the Constitution and committed crimes against America.
It looks that way — I don't think that things'll be all that good for them though.
I expect them to get even more timid and cautious.
Is that even possible!?
That means no serious escalation on the IRS scandal. Just a few more debate club hearings to get us to the election.
As if that wasn't obvious; just look at the lack of fight on anything recently: NSA, Fast & Furious, Benghazi, and so on.
They think that they own you and your vote and so don't have to do anything to earn it.
I look forward to them being knocked on their ass.
LL needs to go to prison for years.
Why NO one in the House has had the balls to file charges against Obama is absolutely amazing.
Nobody in the GOP has filed charges against the kenyan because there are members of their own party ready and willing to back stab them immediately.
Conservatives get a frontal assault from the Dems, attacked from the rear by “Republicans” and the flank by the MSM. Custer had it easier at LBH.
The thing is, we're getting a different kind of "historic" than we thought.
It's the unspoken follow-on to that statement that reveals the truth.
"Not a smidgen of corruption, but a whole trainload."
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