Paul L. Caron

Monday, September 14, 2015

The IRS Scandal, Day 858

IRS Logo 2Washington Examiner, DOJ Declares War on Donald Trump and Other Businessmen Not Corrupt Politicos:

Arguably the most corrupt and abusive administration in recent history is now declaring war on American corporations and their executives in a scheme to separate private-sector entities from their money and incarcerate top businessmen such as Donald Trump. In an announcement on Thursday, a Department of Justice official said her agency will emphasize the prosecution of top corporate executives instead of the DOJ practice of simply prosecuting and fining businesses. ...

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, who authored a memo outlining the rules for federal prosecutors, announced the updated guidelines during her guest lecture at New York University Law School on Thursday. She noted that President Barack Obama authorized the Justice Department's new guidelines that will now prioritize the prosecution of individual corporate executives for offenses involving white-collar crime. Sadly, not one journalist asked Ms. Yates how the American people can trust the DOJ when there is evidence that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) -- especially Lois Lerner -- colluded with the DOJ to pursue non-profit organizations that were decidedly right-of-center especially those calling themselves Tea Party.

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