Lois Lerner listens at the start of a House Oversight Committee hearing on May 22, 2013, to investigate the extra scrutiny the IRS gave to Tea Party… View Enlarged Image
Corruption: New emails show that both the IRS and Justice Department were involved in a probe of Tea Party and other conservative groups. This is no mere scandal — it’s a major breach of the law.
The newly released emails were gathered for a Freedom of Information Act request by Judicial Watch, a nonpartisan public interest law group. They show that former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner discussed with the Justice Department going after conservative groups that she believed lied about their political activities.