Skip to comments.GOP: IRS lost more emails in tea party affair
Posted on 06/17/2014 2:31:21 PM PDT by mandaladon
Republicans on Tuesday charged that the IRS has lost emails of a half dozen of its employees involved in the tea party targeting controversy, including a top aide to the now-fired acting IRS commissioner.
In addition to losing two years worth of emails sent and received by Lois Lerner, the central figure in the scandal, the IRS cannot produce records from six other IRS employees involved in the targeting of conservative groups, Ways and Means Republicans said in a release. That includes Nikole Flax, who was the chief of staff for Steven Miller, the acting IRS commissioner who was fired by President Barack Obama after an inspector general blasted the agency for the inappropriate scrutiny of tax-exempt applications. The IRS did not respond to repeated requests for comment, but at least one top Democrat decried a rush to judgment by Republicans.
It is unfortunate that the IRS experienced equipment failure that resulted in several computers crashing and some email data being lost from Lois Lerners hard drive between 2009 and 2011, Sander Levin, the top Democrat on Ways and Means said. But every equipment failure is not a conspiracy.
The revelation is the latest turn in a scandal that Democrats had hoped would have gone away months ago, but instead continues to be fueled by new accusations that Republicans, and some nonpartisan observers, say require further probe in the run up to the midterm elections.
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at least we know theres at least 6 criminals working at IRS
NOTHING HAS CHANGED!
And how many are saying they don’t care if it’s illegal and a coverup as long as the targets were conservatives?
Some are saying it's the rule of law and if that broke down we'd be in trouble.
Bizarro world, Obama’s government is lawless.
I guess they don’t understand whom they are supporting then.
Ad Hoc rule is part and parcel of leftism.
But I was surprised by the number of people who don't like what's happening with this scandal.
Well, those “don’t care”s are the guys that want the gov’t to be used against their “enemies” regardless of whether it’s lawful to do it or not.
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