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Lois Lerner Targeted Chuck Grassley After
He Blocked Obama’s DOJ Tax Nominee

Daily Caller, by Patrick Howley

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/2/2014 5:29:15 AM

Ex-Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner tried to audit Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley after Grassley blocked President Obama’s nominee to head the Department of Justice (DOJ) tax division, an executive branch insider told The Daily Caller. Grassley made it more difficult for the IRS and DOJ to work together to target conservative groups by blocking Obama’s political appointee Mary L. Smith from taking over the DOJ Tax Division, which prosecutes criminal cases for the IRS. Grassley held up the nomination in early 2010, just as Lerner and fellow IRS officials were mapping out their targeting strategy. The White House later withdrew

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue hen1, 7/2/2014 5:52:42 AM     (No. 9907881)

All part of Obamas administration of "Fear and Loathing"

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Muguy, 7/2/2014 6:10:06 AM     (No. 9907891)

Always a handy minion to do the master´s bidding.... always an underling to take the blame.

With a little digging, this probably leads directly to the WH.

There are more cover ups and abuse of power in this regime than in Nixon´s. One of his articles of impeachment was misusing the IRS. After almost 40 years, the demonrats have one of their own doing the SAME thing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: altoona, 7/2/2014 7:34:25 AM     (No. 9907951)

If anyone still believes the tale of Lerner "accidentally" receiving Grassley´s mail, then they must be the same people who believe Susan Rice´s video story.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/2/2014 7:54:31 AM     (No. 9907979)

Last para: “We have seen a lot of unbelievable things in this investigation, but the fact that Lois Lerner attempted to initiate an apparently baseless IRS examination against a sitting Republican United States Senator is shocking,”

This kind of says it all, and we thought Obama only went after the little people.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: Retiredhippy, 7/2/2014 8:16:38 AM     (No. 9908002)

I will say it again...
The blatant lawlessness of this entire administration and their democratic party enablers would prob fall within the RICO statutes.
Disband and imprison the whole gang.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: krause, 7/2/2014 8:44:52 AM     (No. 9908031)

Boy, she sure was a busy little beaver working to ´transform´ the country.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MattMusson, 7/2/2014 8:59:32 AM     (No. 9908059)

When it came out she had Grassley´s emails - I posted that this was the result of surveillence.

I was right. (God help us)

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Reply 8 - Posted by: OhMy, 7/2/2014 9:19:29 AM     (No. 9908094)

The best solution to this problem is to let Lerner go and abolish the Income Tax and the IRS. She is not alone in this! The RATS have corrupted the IRS and use it to punish their political rivals. This is just like Sharia law where muslims tax infidels. Obama is the Caliph and America is a caliphate and the muslim dream of flying the flag of Islam over the white house has been accomplished.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dwa, 7/2/2014 9:37:09 AM     (No. 9908104)

This woman belongs in jail, but that will likely never happen with they DOJ.
Second, I think the writer got it wrong. He seemed to think it was worse that Lerner targeted a sitting US Senator. I think it worse she targeted everyday citizens.

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