Inspector General: IRS Workers Mistakenly Erased Tea Party Emails, Backup FilesInvestigators are blaming mistakes by IRS employees — not a criminal conspiracy — for the loss of thousands of emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal.
Justice Department: IRS' Lois Lerner Will Face No Contempt ChargesThe Justice Department won't seek criminal contempt charges against Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of a controversy over how the agency treated conservative political groups.
Investigators Find 32,000 Emails in IRS ProbeInvestigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party scandal.
IRS Says It Has Lost Emails From 5 More EmployeesThey are part of congressional probes into the treatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.
Federal Judge Orders IRS To Explain Lost EmailsA federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy.
Bachmann: IRS Scandal 'Big Enough That It Could Bring Down A Presidency'Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., believes the scandal surrounding the Internal Revenue Service could bring down the White House.
Republican Lawmakers Introduce Bill Offering $1 Million Reward For Recovery Of Lerner's Lost EmailsTwo Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill that would reward $1 million to an individual or group that can recover former Internal Revenue Service director Lois Lerner’s lost emails.
Emails: IRS Official Sought Audit Of Top GOP SenatorCongressional investigators say Lois Lerner expressed interest in an audit of Sen. Charles Grassley.
IRS Commissioner To Issa: 'I Did Not Say I Would Provide You Emails That Disappeared'The head of the IRS brushed aside accusations Monday that the agency has obstructed investigations into the targeting of tea party and other political groups, even as Republican lawmakers questioned his credibility.
Issa: Does The IRS 'Really Expect The American People To Believe That?'Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's Tea Party controversy.
US Attorney To Oversee Lerner Contempt Case Appointed By ObamaHouse Republicans voted Wednesday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify at a pair of committee hearings about her role in the agency's Tea Party controversy.
Cruz: Holder Should Be Impeached For 'Defying Congress And The Rule Of Law' In IRS ScandalSen. Ted Cruz said Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he doesn’t indict former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, who is linked to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups.
House Panel Votes To Hold Former IRS Official Lois Lerner In ContemptA House Committee has voted to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a pair of hearings.
Issa Walks Out Of IRS Scandal Hearing As Cummings Calls Proceedings 'Un-American'A House hearing on the IRS targeting of conservative groups erupted into an argument between Rep. Elijah Cummings and Chairman Darrell Issa just moments after former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to testify in regards to her role in the tax scrutiny scandal.
DC IRS Supervisor Admits Scrutinizing Tea Party Groups' ApplicationsAn Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from Tea Party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a year without action.