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1)… It has long been suspected; the footprints & fingerprints were always present; #McCain repeatedly denied it…. now the evidence surfaces.

For those who remember the issues when the IRS, White House & DOJ organized the post 2010 election “shellacking”
2) targeting of Tea Party groups, the latest discovery from Judicial watch is confirmation of a long-held opinion. John McCain was instrumental in supporting the weaponization of the IRS to target tea party groups.

WASHINGTON DC – […] In the full notes of an 4/30, 2013, mtg,
3) #McCain’s high-ranking staffer [Henry] Kerner recommends harassing non-profit groups until they are unable to continue operating. Kerner tells Lerner, Steve Miller, then chief of staff to IRS com., Nikole Flax, & other IRS officials, “Maybe the solution is to audit so many
4) that it is financially ruinous.” In response, Lerner responded that “it is her job to oversee it all:”

Kerner asked how to get to the abuse of organizations claiming section 501(c)(4) but designed to be primarily political. Lois Lerner said the system works, but NOT in
5) time. Kerner noted these organizations don’t disclose donors. Lerner said that if they DON'T MEET the REQUIREMENTS, we can come in/REVOKE, but it doesn’t happen #TIMELY/. Nan Marks said if the concern is that organizations engaging in this activity don’t disclose donors,
6) then the system doesn’t work. Kerner said maybe the solution is to AUDIT so MANY that it is FINANCIAL RUINOUS. Nikole noted that we have budget constraints. Elise Bean suggested using the list of organizations that made independent expenditures. Lois Lerner said it is her job
7) to oversee it all, not just political campaign activity.

Judicial Watch previously reported on 2013 meeting. #McCain then issued statement decrying “false reports claiming that his office was somehow involved in IRS targeting of conservative groups.” IRS previously BLACKED
8) OUT NOTES of the mtg but Judicial Watch found the notes among subsequent docs released by the agency.

motives were simple. GOPe leadership were being challenged by Tea Party primary candidates. Power was being confronted. Professional republican party was in full alignment
9) w/Obama admin in removing existential threat represented by challenge to their political power/incumbency. McConnell, Hatch, Burr, Graham, McCain, Cornyn, Corker et al, were willing to do anything/everything to get RID of challenges to their political power. Hence, term
10) “Decepticons” was born.

In October '15 DOJ announced it was DROPPING investigation in2 IRS, Lerner, and UNLAWFUL SHARING of TAXPAYER DATA in IRS targeting investigation surrounding True The Vote et al.

As a direct consequence of DOJ decision, congressional inquiry into IRS
11) targeting matter seemingly dropped from the radar.

However, if you draw a line from original intent of the entire enterprise, post-2010 mid-term “shellacking”/”secret research project“, forward to 2016 election cycle an interested observer might still be left asking:

12) did IRS, thru Lerner, deliver 1+million pgs of tax filings, to incl entire donor list of Tea Party/patriot grps, thru 21 CD-ROMs & not by electronic data transfer. Info that was specifically sent to Holder/DOJ?

Obvious question which, despite numerous congressional hearings
13) on the matter, was never asked – nor answered.

...when you boil it down here’s essential components are no longer suspicion or supposition, but factually provable:

As a result of a trillion $ stimulus filled w/scheme/graft; as a result of Obamacare being similarly schemed
14) in backroom deals/late night votes; Obama was “shellacked” in Nov 2010 election.

WH didn’t see defeat as flawed policy issue; rather as entrenched ideologues they are, they saw the SCOTUS case “citizens united” as principle tool used by the WH opponents to organize/fund
15) political movements, ie. tea party.

Obama Team response to 2010 Shellacking was use DOJ (AG Holder) to WEAPONIZE IRS/go after groups-like Tea Party Grps- organized under financial umbrella of 501(c)(4) donation structuring.

Yrs later, when scheme discovered – WH denied
16) knowledge (“not even a smidgen of corruption”), DOJ feigned ignorance, IRS began working OT to hide the construct of the prior communication, planning/strategy.

Lerner, pled Fifth. Obama’s Chief of Staff Lew made Treasury Sec (IRS is sub division of Treasury) where he was/is
17) able to continue hiding info. Holder constructed team of DOJ lawyers to isolate, hide/manipulate trail of evidence w/in DOJ.
Just before IRS targeting scheme fully discovered/comprehended/seemingly overlooked by any curious media enterprise, in Feb 2013 rep MaxineWaters said:
18) “The Pres has put in place an organization w/kind of database that no one has ever seen before in life. That’s going to be very, very powerful. That database will have info about everything on EVERY individual on ways that it’s never been done before/whoever runs for Pres on
19) Dem ticket has to deal w/that. They’re going to go down w/that database & concerns of those people because they can’t get around it. And he’s [Obama] been very smart. It’s very powerful what he’s leaving in place.”
20) Loose Lips Sink UniParty Scheme Ships
Against, the backdrop of new information which proves the UniParty, both dems and republicans, benefited from the targeting of the Tea Party ... READ entire article ... STUNNING!

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