Lois Lerner

IRS Lost Lerner Emails Due to Computer Crash, Agency Says

IRS claims it cannot produce emails between Lerner and White House

The Internal Revenue Service claims to have lost two-years worth of emails between former IRS official Lois Lerner, who resigned under pressure for her role in the IRS targeting scandal, and outside agencies and groups. House Ways and Means Committee chairman Dave Camp (R., Mich.) announced Friday that the IRS informed the committee it lost the emails, which the committee was seeking as part of its investigation into the targeting scandal, due to a computer crash in 2011.

Gowdy Goes Wild

'If you honestly believe that you can make 17 separate factual assertions and still invoke your right to remain silent, then please tell me what waiver is'

Darrell Issa: IRS Officials Sent Private Data Over Personal Email Accounts

Issa suggests actions were violation of IRS policy and possibly federal law

Senior Internal Revenue Service officials—including one at the heart of the IRS “targeting” scandal—violated agency policies and possibly federal records laws by using private email to send confidential taxpayer information, the GOP-led House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform said in a letter.

Lois Lerner Used Private Email, House Oversight Says

Committee investigating whether IRS official violated federal record law

Lois LernerThe Internal Revenue Service official under fire for her role in targeting conservative nonprofit groups used a private email address to conduct official business, congressional investigators say.

Humanizing the IRS Abuse

Congressmen say hearing put human face on IRS scandal

Members of Congress investigating the Internal Revenue Service for targeting conservative political groups said a Tuesday hearing helped to put a human face on what they claim is a flagrant abuse of the agency’s power.