Friday, November 21, 2014

IRS finds 30,000 missing Lois Lerner emails from back up (Koskinen claimed disaster recovery tapes didn't exist)

IRS Commission John Koskinen needs to be called back before Congress to explain why he claimed the disaster recovery tapes didn't exist, when they actually did and contained Lerner emails. .

Via Washington Examiner:
Up to 30,000 missing emails sent by former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner have been recovered by the IRS inspector general, five months after they were deemed lost forever.
The U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) informed congressional staffers from several committees on Friday that the emails were found among hundreds of “disaster recovery tapes” that were used to back up the IRS email system.
“They just said it took them several weeks and some forensic effort to get these emails off these tapes,” a congressional aide told the Washington Examiner.
Committees in the House and Senate are seeking the emails, which they believe could show Lerner was working in concert with Obama administration officials to target conservative and Tea Party groups seeking tax-exempt status before the 2012 presidential election.
Want to bet they are heavily redacted when we finally see them? 

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