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Lois G. Lerner
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Conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status had their applications denied by IRS bureaucrats who called them names like "crazies," "rabid" and other words that can't be printed in a family newspaper.
Newly released emails by Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the tea party targeting scandal, show "deep animus towards conservatives, which she refers to as '—holes,'" according to a House committee.
From destroyed hard drives at the IRS to bogus email accounts at the EPA, agency record-keeping scandals have stymied congressional investigations and are fueling calls for beefed-up enforcement of the federal records laws to prevent future tampering with critical evidence.
Days after IRS officials said in a sworn statement that former top agency employee Lois G. Lerner's computer memory had been wiped clean, the agency put out word to contractors Monday that it needs help to destroy at least another 3,200 hard drives.
The Justice Department is looking into former IRS employee Lois G. Lerner's lost emails and why it took her agency so long to report the missing messages to Congress and other federal authorities, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told the House on Thursday.
A Republican congressman filed a motion Thursday asking that the House order the arrest of former IRS employee Lois G. Lerner — though it's unlikely to ever come to the floor for a full vote.
A newly released email from former IRS employee Lois G. Lerner, sent just as the tea party targeting scandal was erupting, warned colleagues to "be cautious" about what information they put in emails because it could be turned over to Congress.
Two conservative groups have earned court time this week over cases tied to the missing emails of former IRS employee Lois G. Lerner, moving the matter from Capitol Hill to the courtroom.
Lois G. Lerner's hard drive isn't the only technological problem at the Internal Revenue Service.