Tag Archives: Cover-Up

Sen. David Vitter Accuses IG of Covering for EPA in Investigation

Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are condemning an inspector general’s report exonerating Environmental Protection Agency officials in the case of using unofficial email addresses to hide their dealings from public scrutiny.

In a letter to Arthur A. Elkins Jr., the agency’s inspector general, Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), the panel’s ranking member, charged that the probe was not only insufficient but that it was conducted in a manner “that inappropriately provided cover for EPA’s problematic email practice.”...

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New Email Document Shows IRS in Cover-Up Mode for Targeting Tea Party Groups

Republicans clashed with the Internal Revenue Service's new commissioner Wednesday in a Capitol Hill hearing that featured the unveiling a document indicating that the agency planned as early as 2012 to change its rules in a way that justified singling out tea party groups for special scrutiny.

The document, an email from Treasury Department tax policy attorney Ruth Madrigal to a group of IRS officials including the disgraced Lois Lerner. 

'Don’t know who in your organizations is keeping tabs on c4s,' Madrigal wrote, quoting an election law blog and referring to the 501(c)(4) tax-exempt groups that were the subject of the tea party targeting scandal, 'but since we mentioned potentially addressing them (off plan) in 2013, I’ve got my radar up and this seemed interesting.'...

 

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Hillary Clinton’s Achilles Heel

A year ago, there was little reason to believe that the truth would ever be told about the demise of the plane and the death of 230 innocent souls, but a new documentary released this summer, TWA Flight 800, got considerable press attention.  Even our reliably corrupt media found it hard to ignore the six high-level whistleblowers to a conspicuous cover-up...

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