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A federal judge has ordered the Internal Revenue Service to release the names of specific employees involved in targeting Tea Party groups, after years of litigation over what conservatives have long called “chilling” behavior by one of the government’s “most feared” agencies.

Judge Reggie B. Walton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia also said the IRS must provide information about which groups were targeted and why, along with a strategy to make sure such targeting doesn't happen again.

The IRS is involved in multiple lawsuits with conservative groups related to the Tea Party targeting scandal; this particular case involves True the Vote.

“We’re thrilled the judge has taken this step and it feels good to have it recognized that they need to be held to account,” True the Vote President Catherine Engelbrecht told Fox News on Monday. “What happened to me was very personal—my name was thrown around the IRS, and the names of the people involved need to be known. What they did was criminal.”


“This was creepy, chilling stuff,” Farrell told Fox News. “Judge Walton has accomplished more with one ruling than all of the rest of the federal government—all three branches—over the last six years.”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/08/21/judge-orders-irs-to-reveal-who-took-part-in-tea-party-targeting.html
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Re: Judge orders IRS to reveal who took part in Tea Party targeting
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2017, 01:39:02 PM »
A federal judge has ordered the Internal Revenue Service to release the names of specific employees involved in targeting Tea Party groups, after years of litigation over what conservatives have long called “chilling” behavior by one of the government’s “most feared” agencies.

Judge Reggie B. Walton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia also said the IRS must provide information about which groups were targeted and why, along with a strategy to make sure such targeting doesn't happen again.

The IRS is involved in multiple lawsuits with conservative groups related to the Tea Party targeting scandal; this particular case involves True the Vote.

“We’re thrilled the judge has taken this step and it feels good to have it recognized that they need to be held to account,” True the Vote President Catherine Engelbrecht told Fox News on Monday. “What happened to me was very personal—my name was thrown around the IRS, and the names of the people involved need to be known. What they did was criminal.”


“This was creepy, chilling stuff,” Farrell told Fox News. “Judge Walton has accomplished more with one ruling than all of the rest of the federal government—all three branches—over the last six years.”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/08/21/judge-orders-irs-to-reveal-who-took-part-in-tea-party-targeting.html


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Re: Judge orders IRS to reveal who took part in Tea Party targeting
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2017, 01:56:21 PM »

How long will the judge live?

This is great news and the judge has made a ruling.
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Re: Judge orders IRS to reveal who took part in Tea Party targeting
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2017, 02:16:17 PM »
This is great news and the judge has made a ruling.

Hmm... Can he be overruled?  Dem's like to go judge shopping. 
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Re: Judge orders IRS to reveal who took part in Tea Party targeting
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2017, 07:04:08 PM »
Finally. I hope we finally nail Koskinen and Lerner to a tree.

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Re: Judge orders IRS to reveal who took part in Tea Party targeting
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2017, 07:06:10 PM »

How long will the judge live?

A sad but accurate fear.

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Re: Judge orders IRS to reveal who took part in Tea Party targeting
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2017, 07:33:51 PM »

How long will the judge live?

Oh they won't kill him until they finish auditing him.

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Re: Judge orders IRS to reveal who took part in Tea Party targeting
« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2017, 07:54:39 PM »
Oh they won't kill him until they finish auditing him.


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