Is there anyone who better represents the corruption of government under Obama better than Lois Lerner? She oversaw the IRS office implicated in the scandalous targeting of Tea Party groups.
When it came time for her to face consequences, she pleaded the fifth and retired with a government pension.
Now lawmakers want a second look.
The Washington Times reports:
GOP wants Trump to reopen criminal probe into ex-IRS exec Lerner
Two top Republicans asked the Justice Department on Wednesday to take a new look at the evidence against former IRS senior executive Lois G. Lerner to see whether charges should still be brought against her for targeting Tea Party groups and losing key evidence in the case.
Ms. Lerner was cleared after an investigation by the Obama administration but Reps. Kevin Brady and Peter Roskam, respectively the chairman of the Ways and Means Committee and the panel’s tax policy subcommittee, say there are plenty of questions with how that probe was run, and said that a new look by the Trump administration’s Justice Department is warranted.
“Taxpayers deserve to know that the DOJ’s previous evaluation was not tainted by politics,” the congressmen said in a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
But William W. Taylor, Ms. Lerner’s lawyer, said she was properly cleared of charges by the previous probe.
Wouldn’t it be nice if the people who were targeted by the IRS finally saw justice?