Judge takes IRS to task, sets email deadline

Judicial Watch, a public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, says federal Judge Emmitt Sullivan has ordered the Internal Revenue Service to produce documents of sworn testimonies describing what happened to emails of former IRS official Lois Lerner and others – and what steps have been taken to try to recover those records.

Fitton, Tom (Judicial Watch)"We're suspicious the IRS is not telling the truth when they say the emails have been lost and can't be recovered," says Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch. "We think they're there somewhere."

The records Judicial Watch has already obtained through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests have been very revealing, Fitton adds. "What we know to date [is] you've got IRS suppression; we've proved President Obama is lying about the IRS; and now we know that there's been a cover up of the destruction of records and there's been obstruction of investigations, that's for sure," he shares. Continue>>>