IRS ripped for illegally leaking Americans’ private tax info to liberal activist group

House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig expressing concerns over the lack of information the agency has provided following the leak of legally protected tax information of American citizens and its subsequent publication by ProPublica.

Dem spending bill hides new scheme to let IRS agents spy on Americans

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) filed an amendment to the Democrats’ reckless tax-and-spend legislation to prevent the monitoring and reporting of sensitive American taxpayer information to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by financial institutions.  The Democrats’ proposal would press private-sector financial institutions into reporting deposit and withdrawal flows on their customers’ … Continue reading Dem spending bill hides new scheme to let IRS agents spy on Americans

Why Are Trump’s Justice Department Appointees Protecting the IRS?

Various media sources have reported that federal District Court Judge Reggie Walton has ordered the IRS to finally respond to various legal requests for information and documents made by the conservative tea party organizations that sued the agency. But the question that no one is asking is why that order was even necessary, and why … Continue reading Why Are Trump’s Justice Department Appointees Protecting the IRS?