The Blaze: Officials to Cough Up Documents That Could Show the IRS Gave Private Taxpayer Data to the White House

Read the full story: The Blaze But TIGTA never released a report, and that prompted the group Cause of Action to file a Freedom of Information Act request to see the result of its work. TIGTA refused to even confirm its investigation, but in September, a judge said TIGTA officials […]

Washington Examiner: Treasury: 2,500 documents ‘potentially’ show IRS sharing taxpayer data with White House

Read the full story: Washington Examiner In a shocking revelation, the Treasury Inspector General has identified some 2,500 documents that “potentially” show taxpayer information held by the Internal Revenue Service being shared with President Obama’s White House.   The discovery was revealed to the group Cause of Action, which has […]

Cause of Action Statement on White House and IRS Targeting

TIGTA informed CoA of nearly 2,500 potentially responsive docs relating to investigations of disclosures of taxpayer info by the IRS to the White House.

Breitbart: Austan Goolsbee Claims Innocence as Court Orders Investigative Records Released

Read the full story: Breitbart October 9, 2012 – Watchdog group Cause for Action files a FOIA request for any investigative documents pertaining to disclosure of private tax information to the Executive Office of the President. November 30, 2012 – Treasury’s IG Office issues a response which refuses to confirm […]

Powerline: Is another Obama Administration Scandal About to Explode?

On September 29, a federal district judge in Washington ruled in Cause of Action’s favor.

Washington Post: Judge: IRS watchdog not exempt from disclosure law in White House case

Obama administration targeting taxpayers for harassment.

Courthouse News Service: IRS Auditor Must Process Tax Disclosure Request

Read the full story: Courthouse News Service Plaintiff Cause of Action, a nonprofit formerly known as the Freedom through Justice Foundation, filed a wide-ranging Freedom of Information Act request with the Internal Revenue Service in October 2012.   Among the items it sought were any documents related to investigations of […]

Washington Free Beacon: Court: Obama Admin Can’t Hide Investigation into Former White House Adviser

Read the full story: Washington Free Beacon Cause of Action filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit after TIGTA refused to confirm or deny the existence of the investigation in what is commonly known as a “Glomar response.”   “The court has ruled that the federal government cannot hide […]

Cause of Action Defeats Treasury IG Tax Office in FOIA Lawsuit

Court Rules that TIGTA Must Process FOIA Request Regarding Investigations Into Tax Records Improperly Shared with the President

Statement for the Record: Hearing on “The IRS Targeting Scandal: Changing Stories of Missing E-Mails”

Cause of Action submitted a Statement for the Record to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs. The hearing was on “The IRS Targeting Scandal: Changing Stories of Missing E-Mails.” 2014 9 17 Statement for the Record by Cause of Action