Source: All News Pipeline, by Susan Duclos
Conspiracy became reality In May 2013 when the Director of the IRS Exempt Organizations division Lois Lerner publicly admitted and apologized for the targeting of conservative groups by “flagging” groups with the words like “tea party,” or “Patriot” in their names, for addition scrutiny, and in many cases delaying their applications, as well as demanding the names of their donors.
For years, conservative groups were mocked, called paranoid and treated as conspiracy theorists until that apology.
The scandal that followed included Barack Obama claiming their was not a “smidgen of wrongdoing,” despite the fact that the House Ways And Means Committee sent out a criminal referral to the Department of Justice, which was dismissed by Obama’s DOJ out of hand.
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Since then it has been revealed that the total was much higher than the original list identified back in May 2013, which was 298, with the released names of over 400 organizations that were subjected to long delays, while being forced to answer intrusive questions about their donors and activities.
Representative Peter Roskam, revealed on an interview with Fox Business on Thursday morning, that there is “overwhelming” evidence that suggests under Lerner and Obama the IRS “denied people due process and equal protection of the law based on their political ideology,” which he states is a felony. Roskam also states Lerner may have lied to the Inspector General of the Treasury Department, who was investigating those very charges.
Roskam states “What we want is a new Justice Department to take a fresh look at this while we are well within the statute of limitations and if the can, to move forward with the prosecution.”
On April 12, 2017, Congressman Kevin Brady, joined Roskam, in sending a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, urging him to take a “fresh look” at the case against Lerner,
Full letter below: