Nonsequitur: IRS Breaking Tax Laws?
June 10, 2014
Looks like it. A database file with information on 501(c)(4) social-welfare groups was sent to the FBI prior to the 2010 election and just before Lois Lerner met with Richard Pilger, the director of the Justice Department’s election-crimes branch.
“This revelation that the IRS sent 1.1 million pages of nonprofit tax-return data — including confidential taxpayer information — to the FBI confirms suspicions that the IRS worked with the Justice Department to facilitate the potential investigation of nonprofit groups engaged in lawful political speech,” – House Oversight Committee chairman, Darrell Issa, and subcommittee chairman, Jim Jordan
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