Release: BOMBSHELL! WE KNOW WHY SHE'S HIDING FROM US
(November 4, 2014) - Last evening, The Daily Caller broke a bombshell memo pointing to U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen conspiring with White House insiders on the IRS targeting scandal. The article yields breaking news that Jeanne Shaheen was principally involved in a plot with Lois Lerner and President Barack Obama's political appointee at the IRS to lead a program of harassment against conservative nonprofit groups during the 2012 election, according to letters exclusively obtained by The Daily Caller.
Breitbart also wrote on the story, which can be viewed here.
This past Thursday, the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) filed a federal lawsuit in New Hampshire against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, claiming the IRS is unlawfully delaying the release of records between the IRS and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) who demanded the IRS investigate conservative organizations for engaging in "political activities."
The lawsuit requests the federal court to order the IRS to release the records. Led by Chief Counsel Jay Sekulow, the American Center for Law & Justice is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Michael Biundo, one of Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire's general consultants, released the following statement on the election-even bombshell memo:
"Despite Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire's FOIA request, the IRS has continued to stall and illegally ignore deadline after deadline for the past several months in order to delay the release of correspondence between their office and Senator Shaheen and now we know why. On the eve of the midterm elections, a plot between Senator Shaheen, Lois Lerner and President Barack Obama's political appointee at the IRS to lead a program of harassment against conservative groups aimed to trample free speech came to light. This abuse of government power should not be tolerated. Senator Shaheen should immediately release all correspondence with the IRS. Granite Staters deserve transparency and honesty from their elected officials but unfortunately, the Senator continues to hide."
On Thursday, in response to filing the lawsuit with the ACLJ, Derek Dufresne, spokesman for Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, released the following statement:
"Senator Shaheen and Congresswoman Shea-Porter have made a career out of hiding from Granite State families. While their constituents are well aware of their refusal to hold town hall meetings, in order to further isolate themselves, these two elected officials have also called on the IRS to target organizations like ours to hinder our ability to highlight their failed records in Washington. For months, the IRS has been stalling and surpassing deadline after deadline in order to delay the release of correspondences between their office and Senator Shaheen and Congresswoman Shea-Porter. Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire has been more than patient waiting for a response, but at this point, we believe that the only means to gain these documents is through litigation. We look forward to working with the American Center for Law & Justice and appreciate their willingness to represent our organization in such an important case."
The full release from the ACLJ from Thursday, as well as a quote from Jay Sekulow, can also be seen here.