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Worthy Christian News » Lerner Sought IRS Audit of GOP Senator Over Mistaken Email

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Worthy News)– Late Wednesday, Congressional investigators published emails from ex-IRS official Lois Lerner, which detailed her targeting a Republican Senator in 2012 for an internal audit based on an email she accidentally received.

The emails appear to show Lerner mistakenly received an invitation intended for Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, in 2012.

The event organizer, whose name is not disclosed, apparently offered to pay for Grassley's wife to attend the event, which caught Lerner's attention. The December 2012 emails show that in response, Lerner suggested to an IRS colleague that the case be referred for an audit.

"Looked like they were inappropriately offering to pay for his wife. Perhaps we should refer to Exam?" she wrote.

Her colleague, though, pushed back on the idea, saying an offer to pay for his wife is "not prohibited on its face." — Source

“This kind of thing fuels the deep concerns many people have about political targeting by the IRS and by officials at the highest levels. It’s very troubling that a simple clerical mix-up could get a taxpayer immediately referred for an IRS exam without any due diligence from agency officials,” Rep. Dave Camp, Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, said in a statement.

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The consensus is: it’s no accident. More than three-quarters of voters — 76 percent — think the emails missing from the account of Lois Lerner, the ex-IRS official at the center of the scandal over targeting of conservative groups, were deliberately destroyed.

That’s according to a new Fox News poll.

That suspicion is shared across party lines, albeit to varying degrees. An overwhelming 90 percent of Republicans think the emails were intentionally destroyed, as do 74 percent of independents and 63 percent of Democrats.

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  • JuanV
    26 June 2014 at 6:53 am - Reply

    To House Committe on Oversight and Government Reform:

    Dear Committee Members,

    This communication is re: Paul Andrew Mitchell, a currently targeted and unlawfully detained individual.

    This man was targeted and is being held political prisoner by a federal judge, Nancy D. Freudenthal, and other IRS / US officials who are causing him to be given diesel therapy and I strongly believe that this is happening and is directly connected to the current IRS scandal but is yet an unaddressed issue in regards to it. I also strongly believe the principals don't want anyone to know about it so they can get away with all that they are doing to Paul to silence him.

    The judge has left in the Docket of Paul’s case (Case Title: 2:14-CR-00027-NDF-2, 1-15-2014) the impression, through an extant Docket entry (#43), that Paul has received a jury trial on a particular date in April, jury trial of which never occurred.

    See the following information I posted about it. I did not know how I could get the information to those in government who could see what is going on. What is happening to Paul is unacceptable and I do not think should be left unaddressed in this scandal.

    See the following for starters:

    For anyone that cares (and should care) This is genuinely related and goes way deeper in re: IRS / US Gov targeting scandal and is more serious than just what is being covered here and about a corrupt Obama appointed Wyoming judge (and other IRS/US Gov officials), presiding & chief Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal who is misrepresenting that current political prisoner Paul Andrew Mitchell was given a jury trial (which never happened), while at the same time giving him diesel therapy

    http://tekgnosis.typepad.com/tekgnosis/2014/06/re-corrupt-obama-appointed-wyoming-chief-judge-nancy-d-freudenthal-and-paul-andrew-mitchell-jury-tri.html

    Blowing Whistles at Hurricanes
    http://tekgnosis.typepad.com/tekgnosis/2014/05/blowing-whistles-at-hurricanes-from-44202086-modeleski-mitchell-paul-unit-set-d-c-given-name-also-a-.html

    I sincerely hope that you will look into this and that it will be addressed.

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