GOP lawmakers are urging the Trump Justice Department to review evidence that former IRS official Lois Lerner engaged in criminal misconduct by targeting tea-party and conservative groups for their political beliefs.
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Republican leaders managed to derail impeachment of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Tuesday, forcing the debate back to a committee for more study, where it will die when the Congress adjourns at the end of this year. It was a quiet end to a saga that had bedeviled GOP leaders for more than a year.
A group of tea party activists is convinced that Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has struck a secret deal with rival Sen. Ted Cruz to guarantee the Texan the vice presidential spot on the ticket, and conservatives are raving that it would be the best pairing since Harry Burnett Reese combined peanut butter and Hershey’s chocolate.
On the morning of June 11th Democrats not only in Virginia but across the nation celebrated the defeat by Tea Party activists in Virginia of the most conservative member of the House leadership. With Republicans now in disarray, socialist President Barack Obama has an almost completely free hand at ruling by executive fiat
Tea Party members with Democrat help showed up at the polls to defeat the most powerful Virginian in Washington, DC since President Woodrow Wilson. The defeat of Leader Eric Cantor by an unknown college professor who did not campaign much because it interfered with his employment will damage the Republican Party for many years.
Various Tea Party groups want to toss out of office one of the most influential and powerful conservatives in the nation while doing tremendous harm to their own congressional district because he is too “establishment.” Eric Cantor deserves conservative support!
Tomorrow, Republicans will be going to the polls to pick a GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate.
GING-PAC has endorsed Ben Sasse, a non-career politician to serve in the U.S. Senate. He’ll be running against Democrat Michelle Nunn in the general election in November.
Last week, Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) asked Democrats on the House Oversight And Government Reform Committee to explain to him how IRS operative Lois Lerner didn’t waive her Fifth Amendment right to remain silent when she testified twice before this committee. Lerner is at the center of the IRS targeting scandal involving conservative, Christian and Tea Party groups.
Several political analysts and a victim of IRS harassment were on a panel discussing “Midterm Elections: Rebribution” at the Freedom Center West Coast Retreat in late March.
The panel included Catherine Engelbrecht, a Tea Party activist, who has been the victim of a torrent of persecution from the Obama Administration for trying to get non-profit status for a group that seeks integrity in the voting process. For her effort, she has been harassed by the IRS, the FBI, the ATF, and OSHA – on 25 different occasions.
Indiana Republican Senator Richard Lugar of Indiana just lost his party’s nomination to Richard Mourdock, a Tea Party candidate! Lugar, who has served in the Senate since 1976, was seen as a moderate who was out of touch with his constituents and the times. Lugar had supported the ethanol mandate, backed the Brady gun control