Lois Lerner

Someone Made a Documentary About Lois Lerner And You Can Watch It Tomorrow*

The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop on the movie event of the year: Perhaps unbeknownst to her, former IRS official Lois Lerner will be making her film debut on Oct. 14 in a documentary where she’s one of the villains. The film is called Unfair: Exposing the IRS, and it will screen in 674 theaters […]

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 […]

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. […]

GOP Senator: Lois Lerner’s Retirement Is Only the Beginning of Us Dragging This Thing Out

Last week, Lois Lerner was "technically still employed," but Bloomberg's Richard Rubin reports that the former director of exempt organizations is out of there effective today. HOWEVAH! If you thought this was the end of political gamesmanship, then you would be sorely mistaken: “Just because Lois Lerner is retiring from the IRS does not mean […]

Lois Lerner Knows What You People Are Thinking

"I have not done anything wrong. I have not broken any laws. I have not violated any IRS rules or regulations," Lerner, the head of an IRS division overseeing tax-exempt groups that targeted conservative groups, said before the House Oversight Committee. Lerner then said she was following her counsel's advice not to testify. " "I know that […]

Tax Panel Was a Real Snoozer Until Lois Lerner Started Talking About the Whole IRS Targeting the Tea Party Thing

I know you'll find it hard to believe that American Bar Association's annual tax meeting was a little boring, but right up to the point when Celia Roady, "a veteran tax lawyer" asked IRS tax-exempt head Lois Lerner for an update on the review of 501(c)(4) organizations, things were downright Lunesta-ish:   Paul Streckfus, the editor […]