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FBI Probing Lost IRS Emails as DOJ Sets to Defend Its Investigation
Justice Dept Now Looking at How Some of Ex-IRS Official’s Emails Disappeared, AG Holder Says.
5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics Next Week
It was a week that was. Crises continue on our own southern border , and on another between Israel and Gaza . We said goodbye to Eric Cantor with more finality than we were expecting. Congress is getting away from Washington for five weeks, but we aren’t so lucky. We saw a GOP lawsuit against the
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANALYSIS — ABC’s JEFF ZELENY: As Congress races to finish its paltry to-do list before leaving town for five weeks, there’s a feeling of unease among wise lawmakers in both parties. They’ve had all summer to address critical hot-button issues...
Former IRS Official Calls Conservatives 'Crazies' and Worse in Newly Released Emails
Former IRS senior official Lois Lerner apparently believed conservatives were “a–holes” and “crazies,” according to emails released by the House Ways and Means Committee today. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, committee chairman Rep. Dave Camp, R-Michigan, released a redacted email ...
Mr. Christie Goes To Iowa (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES DO THEY REALLY ‘LOVE’ CHRIS CHRISTIE IN IOWA? Just a few months ago, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told ABC’s DIANE SAWYER that his popularity hasn’t taken a hit from the George Washington Bridge scandal — even in Iowa, the...
The Supreme Court's Final Four
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SCOTUS WATCH: At the Supreme Court yesterday, Chief Justice John Roberts did not signal that today would be the last day the Court would sit to release opinions, ABC’s ARIANE DE VOGUE notes. That means that today, and presumably Monday,...
Lerner Set IRS Sights on Sen. Grassley After Invite Mix-Up
House Republicans are angry after an email chain showed that former IRS chief Lois Lerner suggested that the agency should audit conservative Sen. Chuck Grassley. Lerner, who has been the target of House hearings into the alleged targeting of conservatives, suggested the probe after she...
The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Jordan Mazza and Cristian Roscher PRESIDENT OBAMA ABC News’ Devin Dwyer:...
IRS Commissioner Unapologetic as GOP Fumes Over Lerner's Lost Emails
Republicans unloaded on IRS Commissioner John Koskinen today during a hearing examining how some of former senior IRS official Lois Lerner’s emails may be permanently lost after the revelation that her hard drive crashed and was ultimately recycled in 2011. “I'm advised the actual hard drive, after