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March 26, 2014

Shocker: After First Claiming to be Ready to Comply With Congressional Demands for Lois Lerner's Emails, IRS Now Says It Will Delay Releasing Them... Until After the 2014 Elections

OUT: A healthy democracy requires a responsive government and a well-informed citizenry

IN: Go F*ck Yourself Peons

They claim that it will take too long to review and redact so many documents.

Apparently Republicans shot back that they should prioritize this, and assign more personnel to the task, if that's what it takes.

Democrats, meanwhile, chose to question the propriety of investigating alleged government harassment of citizens at all.

By Stephen Dinan, the Washington Times

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Wednesday that he wonít be able to produce all of former employee Lois G. Lernerís emails and those of other key employees by the end of this year, pushing it beyond this yearís congressional elections.

In a heated exchange over whether he and his tax agency employees are cooperating in Congressís investigations into tea party targeting, Mr. Koskinen said the amount of time it will take to look through and redact private information from the documents could last years.

...


Some Democrats objected to the congressional investigation in the first place, saying it has cost millions of dollars for the IRS to upgrade its computers and to designate staff to review and reply to records requests.



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