Conservatives targeted by IRS

GOP to IRS: Just admit Tea Party was targeted

Bernie Becker, The Hill

GOP lawmakers told the IRS commissioner on Thursday to just admit that the tax agency targeted Tea Party groups. John Koskinen’s response: Not my call to make. The IRS chief also said that congressional committees will have to make the final call on what drove that scrutiny – which the agency, through then-official Lois Lerner, admitted and apologized for more than two years ago.

Obama Donor Leading Investigation of IRS's TeaParty Targeting

Napp Nazworth, Christian Post

A DOJ official who donated to Obama has been appointed to lead the investigation into the IRS's targeting of conservative groups. Two Repub. Congressmen asked that she be removed. The DOJ said that it cannot take political affiliation into account in hiring decisions.

Immunity for Lois Lerner?

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

The lawyers for retiring Lois Lerner are negotiating with Darrell Issa’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about possibly gaining immunity to testify again in the IRS investigative hearings.

IRS Did WHAT to Tea Partiers?

Stephen Dinan and Seth McLaughlin, Washington Times

Repubs investigating the IRS targeting scandal said that the agency continued to spy on tea party groups even after approving them for tax-exempt status.

Tea Party Groups Suing IRS, Obama

Right Scoop Staff

25 conservative groups have filed suit against the IRS and Eric Holder, alleging that the Obama administration unlawfully targeted the groups because of their political beliefs and obstructed their applications.

Tea Partier Hounded by IRS

Kevin Mooney, Daily Caller

The Treasury Inspector General is investigating whether an environmental group pressured the IRS into auditing a VA farmer and tea partier. But the IRS auditors are expanding their audit.