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Ms. Lois G. Lerner

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  • Western New England College of Law
  • Northeastern University
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Lois Lerner, director of the ...
www.501c3lawblog.com, 17 Nov 2014 [cached]
Lois Lerner, director of the IRS' exempt organizations division, says YES.
IRS says official at centre of ...
www.castanet.net, 24 Sept 2013 [cached]
IRS says official at centre of tea party scandal retiring; Lois Lerner had been on paid leave by The Canadian Press - Story: 99066 Sep 24, 2013 / 2:28 pm Photo: The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. FILE - In this May 22, 2013 file photo, Lois Lerner, head of the IRS unit that decides whether to grant tax-exempt status to groups, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lerner, the official at the center of the agency’s tea party scandal is retiring. Lerner headed the IRS division that handles applications for tax-exempt status when she was placed on paid leave in May. While she was in charge, the agency acknowledged that agents improperly targeted tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status from 2010 to 2012. (AP Photo/J.
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Lois Lerner headed the IRS division that handles applications for tax-exempt status when she was placed on paid leave in May. While she was in charge, the agency acknowledged that agents improperly targeted tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status during the 2010 and 2012 elections.
Lerner first disclosed the targeting at a law conference in May, when she was asked a planted question about IRS treatment of political groups. Less than two weeks later, she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, citing her constitutional right not to incriminate herself.
A day after the hearing she was placed on paid leave at the age of 62.
Lerner's retirement came as a review board was set to propose that she be fired, said a statement by Rep.
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Lerner is an attorney who joined the IRS in 2001. In brief remarks before she invoked her right not to testify before the House Oversight committee, Lerner expressed pride in her 34-year career in federal government, which has included work at the Justice Department and Federal Election Commission.
As director of the exempt organizations division, she oversaw 900 workers and a budget approaching $100 million.
Lerner's revelation at the May 10 tax conference set off a firestorm at the agency. President Barack Obama forced the acting commissioner to resign and much of the agency's top leadership was replaced. Three congressional committees and the Justice Department launched investigations.
"Just because Lois Lerner is retiring from the IRS does not mean the investigation is over.
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Lerner initially said the targeting was limited to agents working in a Cincinnati office that handled applications for tax-exempt status. Congressional investigations have since discovered evidence that IRS supervisors in Washington were aware that tea party applications were being delayed for years in some cases while the groups endured sometimes burdensome scrutiny.
However, investigators have released no evidence showing that anyone outside the IRS ordered the targeting or knew it was happening.
Levin said Lerner is "being held responsible for her gross mismanagement of the IRS tax-exempt division, which led to improper handling of applications for tax-exempt status, whether conservative and progressive."
"Regardless of whatever else happens, I ...
townhall.com, 25 Sept 2014 [cached]
"Regardless of whatever else happens, I know I did the best I could under the circumstances and am not sorry for anything I did," former IRS official Lois Lerner told POLITICO in an exclusive interview released today.
In the piece, Lerner portrays herself as being unfairly attacked by the very groups she spent years inappropriately targeting.
Lerner, for her part, assumes she is at the center of the storm because "I was the person who announced it. I assume the other part of it is because I declined to talk, and once I declined to talk, they could say anything they wanted, and they knew I couldn't say anything back."
Oh, and she wants everyone to know how apolitical she is too. This is the same woman who was in contact with the Department of Justice about putting tea party leaders behind bars for "lying" about political activity and the same woman who called conservatives crazies and a**holes in an email. Speaking of those crazy a**holes, according to Lerner and her husband, Mark Levin and his listeners were the source of that comment.
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Lerner, then in London, responded from her work email about hearing chatter about the U.S. being a broken system for its fiscal brinkmanship over the debt ceiling.
Lerner said she is "not a political person," has voted for candidates of both parties and that the only campaign contribution she ever made was $25 to a fellow law school student running for judge.
And, let's not forget "non-political" Lerner discussing the possibility of joining President Obama's 2012 re-election machine Organization for Action.
Lerner, the director of Exempt Organizations, emailed a colleague about OFA on January 24, who noted that they would primarily operate out of Chicago - but would have an office in Washington D.C. "Oh--maybe I can get the DC office job! Lerner emailed back.
Unfortunately, Lerner isn't playing the victim card all on her own.
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"By taking the Fifth, Lois put a sign on her back: Kick me," Streckfus told POLITICO for their story.
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Lois Lerner isn't a victim, she's a bully backed up by America's most powerful federal government agency, the Justice Department and the Obama administration. People like Becky Gerritson and hundreds of regular Americans like her who were targeted by Lerner and her goons are the real victims and they deserve justice.
The House Oversight and Government ...
www.c-span.org, 24 Oct 2014 [cached]
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee convened for a business meeting to consider a resolution holding Lois Lerner, former IRS director of Exempt Organizations, in contempt of…
When the Obama administration ...
www.rhinotimes.com, 23 Oct 2014 [cached]
When the Obama administration said that the emails sent and received by former IRS division head Lois Lerner had disappeared, those who know something about computers said that it was impossible for them not to be backed up somewhere.
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