New revelations out this week show that disgraced former IRS official Lois Lerner was a key player in the Justice Department’s foiled scheme: “tax-exempt groups engaging in politics.”
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has discovered, via an interview with Richard Pilger (Head of the Department of Justice’s Election Crimes Branch), that Lois Lerner had been involved in targeting conservative non-profits since October of 2010, just months after the Citizens United v. FEC decision was handed down. This new evidence reveals Lerner and the IRS were involved in targeting conservative groups a full three years prior to 2013, which is the year the House Oversight Committee initially thought the targeting may have begun. The meeting was scheduled under the direction of Public Integrity Section Chief Jack Smith, whom the Oversight Committee is now actively seeking an on-the-record interview with.
Read more at Breitbart.com here.
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