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Corruption Politics

You Won’t Believe How Long IRS Officials Knew About Tea Party Targeting Before Going Public

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

When Lois Lerner revealed that the IRS had been “unintentionally” targeting Tea Party groups for special investigation in 2013, senior members of the agency had known what was going on for…years, said nothing, and didn’t stop it from continuing.

Judicial Watch released almost 300 pages of documents on Thursday (embedded below) showing that several IRS heavy-hitters were aware the tax service was screwing conservative groups…years before they revealed it to the public.

The FBI documents confirm the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) 2013 report that said, “Senior IRS officials knew that agents were targeting conservative groups for special scrutiny as early as…

To find out the rest of the story, continue here at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid…

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Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (, contributing reporter at and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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