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Rep. Darrell Issa: Emails Indicate Dem Rep. Elijah Cummings Prompted IRS Targeting of True the Vote

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee ChairmanDarrell Issa, R-Calif., has accused the panel's top Democrat of prompting the Internal Revenue Service in 2012 to target a conservative organization applying for non-profit status.

Issa said records obtained last week from the IRS show communications from the office of ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., about True the Vote, a Texas-based, non-profit conservative group that aims to prevent voter fraud...

 

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IRS’s Lois Lerner Latest Excuse To Avoid Testifying: I Fear For My Life…

Embattled IRS employee Lois Lerner fears for her life and is asking House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa to revoke his summons to recall her back to the Hill next week. “Ms. Lerner has been the subject of numerous threats on her life and safety, and on the life and safety of her family,” her lawyer William Taylor...

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Issa Turns The Tables: Lois Lerner To Testify

After over a year of back and forth, including a half hearted attempt to claim 5th Amendment rights regarding self incrimination, Lois Lerner will finally be testifying before Congress this week about the intention targeting of conservative groups by the IRS.

Lerner resigned last year after she took the stand, plead that she was innocent of any wrongdoing, then invoked the 5th Amendment in order to not have to say anything else, which is something many people were upset with because they believe she waived that right when she made her statement...

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HHS Refuses To Comply With Issa’s Subpeona Citing Not Trusting Him As The Reason…

The latest middle finger from an increasinglylawlessanddesperateadministration. I'm not a lawyer, but I'm fairly confident that "we don't think much of you" is anacceptable reasonto ignore a Congressional subpoena:

 The Health and Human Services Department told House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa that it won’t turn over documents related to the security of the Healthcare.gov website because it can’t trust him to keep secret information that could give hackers a roadmap to wreak havoc on the system...

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Darrell Issa Wrote To Census Requesting Info On Alleged Fabricated Jobless Data

The House Oversight and Reform Committee is demanding answers from the director of the Census Bureau after a news outlet reported that a bureau employee fabricated data for a jobs report that showed a significant drop in unemployment under President Obama just a month from Election Day 2012.

Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., wrote Tuesday to Census Bureau Director John Thompson calling the allegations in the New York Post "shocking." Issa requested information about Julius Buckmon, the employee the Post said fabricated data after being unable to reach the people who had the information he needed...

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