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Citizens United Responds to Lois Lerner’s Email Attacking Citizens United

Today, Citizens United President David N. Bossie made the following statement in response to Lois Lerner’s email attacking Citizens United: “Ms. Lerner and the Obama Administrations efforts to silence conservative non-profits as a result of our Supreme Court decision are disgusting. Citizens United led the charge that restored free political speech with our Supreme Court […] Obama IRS-DOJ Coordination Trouble

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 […]

Cagle Post: Citizens United v. the Internal Revenue Service

My organization Citizens United, with over 500,000 grassroots members, is synonymous with defending free speech. The political establishment has always tried to protect the political class by silencing criticism through the force of law, but in 2010 we defeated them in front of the Supreme Court. We have a winning track record, which frightens the […]

Politix: The IRS Power Grab

For a former constitutional law professor, President Obama sure likes to bludgeon our sacred First Amendment every chance he gets. He also prefers unilateral rule changes by the executive branch to going through our pesky legislative process. In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court granting cert to review a likely First Amendment religious freedom […]

Cagle Post: Dusting Off The Tired Clinton Playbook

As Washington sizzles in scandal, an all too familiar playbook is coming out of hibernation from the 1990s. I was the chief investigator of the then-named U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform and Oversight during the infamous Clinton scandals. When former President Clinton was mired in a number of scandals those in his […]

IRS Visits To White House Need Much More Sunlight

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 that focused on the roughly 150 visits former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman made to the White House during […] A Special Counsel No-Brainer

An independent investigation by a special counsel is tailor made for the Internal Revenue Service targeting scandal. In instances like this, national leaders like the President and Attorney General of the United States must transcend politics and make restoring trust in government the paramount issue. Read more at here.