NWV News – Sen. McCain secretly urged IRS to target Tea Party, conservative groups

By NWV Senior Political News Writer, Jim Kouri

Posted 1:00 AM Eastern

April 13, 2015

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Government documents obtained by a top “Inside the Beltway” watchdog group and released on Thursday reveal that Internal Revenue Service’s Lois Lerner was strongly urged by Sen. Carl Levin, D-Michigan, and Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, her assistance in attacking certain non-profit political groups. The organizations they selected for targeting by Lerner were part of the Tea Party and conservative movements.

The group that investigates and exposes government corruption, Judicial Watch, released newly acquired IRS documents, including an email from Ms. Lerner in February 2012 requesting she “put together some training points to help them [IRS staffers] understand the potential pitfalls of revealing too much information to Congress.”

One of the released documents is a Lerner email from 2013 that she was willing to ‘take a bullet” for the IRS scandal and that she understood why the targeting of Tea Party organizations and other conservative groups may raise questions regarding what President Obama know and when did he know it. Obama had told the press that he first read about the IRS targeting of conservatives in the newspaper.

According to a Judicial Watch officials, “A May 1, 2013, email………MORE!!!!!!!!!!!

via NWV News – Sen. McCain secretly urged IRS to target Tea Party, conservative groups.

via NWV News – Sen. McCain secretly urged IRS to target Tea Party, conservative groups.

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