August 27, 2014

Oh, by the Way, Lerner’s Blackberry Was Willfully Destroyed

This week Judicial Watch uncovered evidence suggesting the government always had former IRS official Lois Lerner’s emails. That revelation is contrary to the agency’s previous assertions, but the saga of damning evidence doesn’t stop there. The investigation also found that Lerner’s Blackerry was willfully destroyed shortly after Congress began looking into the scandal. According to Fox News: “Thomas Kane, Deputy Assistant Chief Counsel for the IRS, wrote in the declaration, part of a lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch against the IRS, that the Blackberry was ‘removed or wiped clean of any sensitive or proprietary information and removed as scrap for disposal in June 2012.’ That date – June 2012 – is significant because by that time, ex-IRS official Lerner had already been summoned before congressional staffers who interviewed her about reports of the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups.” No wonder Lerner pleaded the Fifth. Almost surreally, the question remains: What exactly is it going to take before charges are filed? More…

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