Archives for January 2015

Washington Examiner: Cause of Action challenges attorney general’s official property seizure reform

Administrative forfeitures are increasing exponentially, and are the most popular form of seizure by a wide margin.

Politico: Letters galore bring bad news for IRS

Cause of Action is suing the IRS to get all White House communications with the IRS since 2010.

Newsmax: Senate GOP Requests Obama’s Emails in IRS Inquiry

Cause of Action is trying to force the IRS’ IG to produce documents stemming from its investigation.

Cause of Action Calls on DOJ IG to Audit Forfeiture Programs

Our findings show that if this administration is serious about attempting such reform, the recently announced policy changes fall far short of the mark.

Washington Times: Senate GOP demands Obama turn over all communications with IRS

CoA has gone to court to try to compel the IRS‘ IG to turn over documents it has stemming from its investigation into White House-IRS communications

Forbes: Enough Already On IRS Targeting! Maybe, But Whose Tax Returns Went To White House And Why?

Cause of Action, began investigating whether the IRS was improperly sharing taxpayer information with the White House in 2012.

Washington Examiner: Chaffetz, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee face big challenges

Epstein told the Washington Examiner Chaffetz has staffed the committee with a “dynamite” investigative team.