July 19, 2018

IRS Scandal

Treasury Department Tells House Committee to Bug Off Until After Election Day

Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) wrote to Department of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew regarding the Administration’s refusal to produce a key witness for interview prior to the election. The Committee is seeking to speak with Hannah Stott-Bumstead, who was the first Treasury official informed that the IRS had “lost” two years […]

Latest Twist in the IRS Scandal Reveals The IRS Had an Awful Email Policy

If you believe the IRS when they said a good chunk of Lois Lerner's emails were vaporized due to a computer crash, you are probably also the type who believes you are the last living heir to a Nigerian prince and the lucky 1,000,000th visitor to a website. Maybe this excuse would seem plausible in […]

Now on Day 389, the IRS Scandal Has Reached the Supreme Court of Brazil

Yes, TaxProf is still diligently counting the days: Thiago Sorrentino was kind enough to let me know that the Supreme Court of Brazil (the Supremo Tribunal Federal) has cited my daily roundup on the IRS Scandal in Medida Cautelar NA Susepnsao De Tutela Antecipada (STA/752) 389 days of scandal? It seems like just yesterday we […]

House Republicans Still Keeping Themselves Busy Trying to Ruin Lois Lerner’s Day

House Republicans are taking action on multiple fronts this week against former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, pursuing criminal charges against her for alleged violations that include contempt of Congress and leaks of confidential taxpayer information. Lerner’s attorney, William Taylor, said Wednesday that the referral is “just another attempt by Republicans to vilify Ms. […]