Paul L. Caron

Monday, June 8, 2015

The IRS Scandal, Day 760

IRS Logo 2Forbes, IRS' Lois Lerner Got Pension, $129K Bonus, New Call For Criminal Charges, by Robert W. Wood:

 Many Republicans are still upset that Lois Lerner of the IRS got a pass from the Obama Justice Department. As the IRS scandal hit day 750, 24 Republicans sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who recently replaced Eric Holder as the nation’s top law enforcement officer. It seems unlikely that the new AG will upset the apple cart. Still, the 24 House members want the new AG to criminally prosecute Lois Lerner, the IRS official at the center–if not the top–if the agency’s targeting scandal. ...

Ms. Lerner will probably not face any further action. Yet while she presided over alleged discrimination against conservative nonprofits, Ms. Lois Lerner received $129,000 in bonuses. Some people have asked but for what.

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When was the Constitution amended to permit committees of the legislature to make criminal referrals? Separation of powers? From the angle of civil liberties, I think this smells just a little bit like attainder.

Posted by: Publius Novus | Jun 8, 2015 8:51:37 AM