Way back in May 2013, Citizens United called for the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the IRS political targeting scandal. My op-ed calling for the special counsel was entitled “A Special Counsel No-Brainer.” It was clear to me then and remains clear to me today that a Barack Obama and Eric Holder controlled […]
“I want to abolish the IRS and create a new entity,” David Bossie, president of Citizens United told The Daily Ticker in a previous interview. ‘This organization is so distrusted and so broken, it actually would be a healthy thing for the American people to demand we abolish it and create something new.” “Given the […]
With the possible exception of Congress, few government institutions are held in such low regard as the Internal Revenue Service. The nation’s tax collector is never popular, but the IRS has come under intense scrutiny this year amid revelations its agents targeted Tea Party groups in what appears to be a politically motivated crackdown against […]
When will the White House release a full description of all substantive White House visits by all IRS officials and what those meetings were about and with whom? On June 1, I wrote a column for Breitbart.com that focused on the roughly 150 visits former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman made to the White House during […]
As the IRS scandal continues to evolve, I found one piece of information that came out this week quite shocking. Former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman, who led the IRS when much of the targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups, visited the Obama White House a whopping 159 times from January 2009 to November 2012. […]
The IRS scandal involving the improper targeting of conservative groups first broke 20 days ago, on May 10th. Attorney General Eric Holder announced he was starting a Justice Department criminal investigation of the IRS allegations on Tuesday May 14th. On Thursday May 16th, President Obama announced unsurprisingly that he did not favor the appointment of […]
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Watergate hearings which ultimately led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation. One point in the Articles of Impeachment signed off by the House Judiciary Committee sounds eerily similar to the devastating scandal coming out of the Obama Administration today: Read more at Cagle Post here.
To conservatives, the IRS’s scrutiny of groups according to their names and mission statements between 2010 and 2012 put the weight of its enforcement power on the Democrats’ side of the ledger. “I think that if you look at the IRS scandal, we see that the left will stop at nothing to thwart the conservative […]