Federal judge to IRS: Explain your lost emails

He issued the order as part of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by Judicial Watch

Federal judge to IRS: Explain your lost emails

A federal judge on Thursday ordered 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. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan gave the tax agency a month to submit the explanation in writing. Sullivan said he is also appointing […]

Archivist says IRS did not follow law on lost emails

'Any agency is required to notify us when they realize they have a problem' - Ferriero

Archivist says IRS did not follow law on lost emails

The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report the loss of records belonging to a senior IRS executive, the nation’s top archivist told Congress on Tuesday, in the latest development in the congressional probe of the agency’s targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. In June 2011, IRS executive […]