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Cover-up: Lois Lerner Caught Trying to Hide Information and Emails From Congress
ACLJ ^ | 7/09/14 | Jordan Sekulow

Posted on 07/09/2014 3:01:44 PM PDT by blueyon

The latest bombshell email revelation from former top IRS official Lois Lerner shows her actively trying to hide information from Congress just days after learning of the Investigator General report on the IRS targeting of the Tea Party and conservative groups.

Lerner stated that she had been “cautioning” fellow IRS employees to be “cautious about what we say in emails” because “Congress has asked for emails”. She was also concerned with hiding information shared through an IRS internal messaging system known as OCS, previously unknown to congressional investigators and others. She asked another employee if “OCS conversations were also searchable.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: congress; coverup; democrat; elections; irs; lerner; loislerner; lync; obama; scandal; taxes; teaparty
I say Jail time and no pension!
1 posted on 07/09/2014 3:01:44 PM PDT by blueyon
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To: blueyon

Second that.


2 posted on 07/09/2014 3:02:07 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: blueyon

an IRS internal messaging system known as OCS

First we’ve seen mention of this...
the dirt gets deeper the farther we dig, eh mz lerner?


3 posted on 07/09/2014 3:05:09 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: blueyon

ACLJ just posted this right after I posted first story......
“New E-mails Show Lerner Intentionally Sought to Hide Information from Congress”
http://oversight.house.gov/release/new-e-mails-show-lerner-intentionally-sought-hide-information-congress/

“‘I was cautioning folks about email and how we have several occasions where Congress has asked for emails … we need to be cautious about what we say in emails’

he House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today released new e-mails at a hearing with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen showing former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner leading an IRS effort to hide information from Congressional inquiries.

From the April 9, 2013, email exchange among Lerner, an IRS technology employee (Maria Hooke), and the agency’s Director for Exempt Organizations Exam Unit Manager Nanette Downing who led audits:

I had a question today about OCS [Microsoft Office Communications Server]. I was cautioning folks about email and how we have several occasions where Congress has asked for emails and there has been an electronic search for responsive emails – so we need to be cautious about what we say in emails. Someone asked if OCS conversations were also searchable – I don’t know, but told them I would get back to them. Do you know?

Lerner’s April 2013 e-mail exchanges came just twelve days after the IRS Inspector General shared a draft copy of its targeting audit with the IRS that Lerner would leak at a bar association speech only weeks before the scandal became public.

In e-mails withheld from the Committee until only last week, Lerner was apparently concerned that IRS conversations taking place within the agency’s instant messenger program could end up in the hands of Congress along with requested e-mails. An IRS technology employees responded that “OCS messages are not set to automatically save” but cautioned that “parties involved in an OCS conversation can copy and save the contents of the conversation to an email or file.” Lerner responded, “Perfect.”

When Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, raised the e-mail to Commissioner Koskinen’s attention, Koskinen said he had never seen the e-mail and was unfamiliar with the OCS communication system.

You can read the new Lerner e-mails here.”
***Then they have a link to email!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


4 posted on 07/09/2014 3:05:26 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: blueyon

water boarding and forced waterskiing


5 posted on 07/09/2014 3:06:39 PM PDT by woofie
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To: blueyon

No matter what else happens this bitch needs to be jailed for a long time.


6 posted on 07/09/2014 3:07:03 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: blueyon

makes it tougher to believe that her hard disk just crashed.

Unfortunately, I don’t think she’s use such a dumb excuse if she wasn’t completely confident that Obama will give her “Get Out of Jail Free” Card when she needs it.


7 posted on 07/09/2014 3:08:03 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: blueyon

First impeach her then when you remove her from office, strip her of her pension, then charge her with crimes, convict and put her in jail.

Let her sit a month or so and then start negotiating reducing her time in jail if she cooperates and testifies against others in the regime.


8 posted on 07/09/2014 3:11:50 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: blueyon

Ohhh — look at that — a live one — a Lois Lerner Email — and I thought they were an endangered species.

Cough the rest of them up, Lois —


9 posted on 07/09/2014 3:12:02 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: blueyon

10 posted on 07/09/2014 3:13:12 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: blueyon
I say Jail time and no pension!

Plus a big fine and she pays her own court costs.

11 posted on 07/09/2014 3:14:56 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: blueyon

Stay out of Ft. Marcy Park, Lois.

At this point you’re worth more.....(never mind).


12 posted on 07/09/2014 3:20:05 PM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik
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To: blueyon

Where is the FBI? They should get warrants and seize everything.


13 posted on 07/09/2014 3:20:57 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: blueyon

Microsoft Office Communications Server is also better known as Lync and it’s an instant messaging system that is not designed to store conversations.


14 posted on 07/09/2014 3:23:37 PM PDT by MeganC (Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.)
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To: shalom aleichem
Where is the FBI? They should get warrants and seize everything.

1. The FBI is an agency of the Dept. of Justice. 2. The Dept. of Justice is run by Eric Holder. 3. See #1.
15 posted on 07/09/2014 3:24:51 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: shalom aleichem

Oh geeze, who is in charge of the FBI again???


16 posted on 07/09/2014 3:24:58 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: blueyon

this is more than enough to charge her with felony obstruction of justice.

So what are they waiting for?


17 posted on 07/09/2014 4:23:24 PM PDT by Cubs Fan (liberalism is a cancer that destroys everything it gets control of.)
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To: blueyon

Conspiracy to destroy the Republic deserves the needle.

Death can’t be pardoned..... it’s forever.


18 posted on 07/09/2014 4:27:01 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: MeganC

I have a “Saved Conversations” folder in Outlook that is a local copy of my Lync conversations.


19 posted on 07/09/2014 4:33:18 PM PDT by IamConservative (If fighting fire with fire is a good idea, why do the pros use water?)
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To: MeganC

” Microsoft Office Communications Server is also better known as Lync and it’s an instant messaging system that is not designed to store conversations.”

Sorry, but IMs sure can be stored and per NARA are supposed to be.

See this Technet article:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj204900.aspx


20 posted on 07/09/2014 4:34:29 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: shalom aleichem
Where is the FBI?

Well, that ain't no good. Maybe we could get MI-5 on the case. Or better yet...Mossad!

Hell yeah...that would definitely do it.

21 posted on 07/09/2014 4:41:15 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: blueyon
These hearings are an EPIC WASTE OF TIME and meant only to lessen the degree to which Americans' think nothing is being done to hold our government accountable.

NEWSFLASH!!!!!!: There was a coup on our gov't in 2008 and they aren't going to disclose ANYTHING they don't want us to see, no matter WHO asks to see it. And NO ONE is going to jail because in THEIR minds there is no U.S. Constitution in effect and therefore no rule of law to be broken!!!!

How many months and years must pass before Americans realize our government was officially overthrown on January 20th, 2009?

22 posted on 07/09/2014 5:11:13 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: blueyon

Now we see how WH officials can say, without “lying,” that they never received “emails” from Lois or whomever. It wasn’t email, it was some previously unknown system.


23 posted on 07/09/2014 6:19:37 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: MeganC
Microsoft Office Communications Server is also better known as Lync and it’s an instant messaging system that is not designed to store conversations.
Wrong. OCS can indeed archive messages. Many companies do this, including Microsoft.
24 posted on 07/09/2014 6:41:50 PM PDT by Scutter
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To: PghBaldy
So, it's called "OCS" hmmMM? Not so private anymore!


25 posted on 07/09/2014 6:50:43 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: blueyon

The left have established an operative , liberal-fascist “SS” within the IRS and Treasury. Frau Lerner is but one of many.


26 posted on 07/09/2014 7:58:21 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: shalom aleichem

They work for HOlder — good luck with that.


27 posted on 07/09/2014 9:18:22 PM PDT by expat2
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To: blueyon

And John Bohener gets a tan. Usless human.


28 posted on 07/09/2014 9:18:55 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: blueyon

29 posted on 07/09/2014 10:23:25 PM PDT by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: blueyon; All
"Cover-up:
Lois Lerner Caught Trying to Hide
Information and Emails From Congress"


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30 posted on 07/09/2014 10:48:14 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: blueyon

Bump


31 posted on 07/10/2014 2:21:09 AM PDT by Cap Huff
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To: taxcontrol

Shoot her as a traitor to real Americans.


32 posted on 07/10/2014 2:30:30 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: shalom aleichem

Unfortunately, the FBI is part of the executive branch and everything they do is at the discretion of the Pres.


33 posted on 07/22/2014 6:29:21 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: blueyon

Hand the witch over to Jack Bauer on the 3rd floor near a window.


34 posted on 07/22/2014 6:33:01 AM PDT by dforest
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