Archives for November 2014

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.

Law360: Tiversa Can’t Attack Future Witness In LabMD Fight With FTC

Read the full story: Law360 The order pointed out that the judge had already rejected a motion by the FTC in July for permission to develop evidence to rebut Wallace’s expected testimony because he had yet to testify, and that Tiversa’s “attempt at anticipatory rebuttal” suffered from a similar defect. […]

Dan Epstein on the Lars Larson Show 11/21/2014

Cause of Action to Challenge Unlawful Efforts by Department of Labor in D.C. Circuit

Rhea Lana, Inc. Announces Plan to Appeal Lower Court’s Deference to Agency Overreach

Washington Examiner: FOIA advocates disagree on timing of reform measure moving through Senate

The FOIA Improvement Act sets limits on the ability of agencies to stonewall requesters