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Networks Dodge Huge IRS Scandal News as DOJ Attorney Says Lost Lerner E-Mails Do Exist

Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton appeared on the Fox News Channel (FNC) Monday afternoon and informed viewers that a Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney admitted to his organization on Friday ...
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CBS, NBC Refuse to Cover News DOJ to Investigate Lost IRS E-Mails; ABC Gives News Measly 22 Seconds

Both CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today chose to ignore the latest news in the IRS scandal Thursday morning that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will be investigating the disappearance and ...
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CNN’s Cuomo Mocks IRS Scandal During Immigration Segment; Asks 'Where is the Humanity' to Help Kids at Border?

On Monday, viewers of CNN saw the hosts of New Day continue their championing of the Obama administration on illegal immigration with co-host Chris Cuomo asking for the rule of law to be set ...
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ABC and NBC Censor Latest IRS Outrage, CBS Gives Story Only 19 Seconds

On Thursday morning, ABC and NBC refused to cover the latest revelation in the IRS scandal. Politico reported on Wednesday afternoon that former IRS official Lois Lerner cautioned her ...
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Washington Correspondent Mason Insists Journalists Would ‘Gallop After’ IRS If Any ‘Proof of a Scandal’

If only there were an Obama scandal for journalists to cover. Almost exactly two years after the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank ludicrously claimed “the media would love to have an Obama scandal ...
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CNN’s Blitzer Presses IRS Chief: ‘Why Shouldn't Taxpayers Use the Crashed Hard Drive Excuse?

During Thursday’s edition of The Situation Room on CNN, host Wolf Blitzer committed an act of journalism in grilling IRS Commissioner John Koskinen with question after question about the growing ...
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ABC, NBC Continue to Ignore U.S. Archivist Claim That IRS Didn’t Follow the Law

On Tuesday, David Ferriero, the head archivist for the U.S. government, testified before Congress and insisted that the IRS had not followed the law requiring the agency to notify his office three ...
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MSNBC’s Halperin: If IRS Scandal Happened Under GOP President, ‘This Story Would Be a National Obsession’

Mark Halperin, a frequent panelist on MSNBC’s Morning Joe and Time magazine's senior political analyst, made an intriguing observation on Monday’s show about the IRS scandal. After saying ...
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CNN Hosts: Paul Ryan ‘Not a Happy Man Today,’ But IRS Scandal Exists Because GOP ‘So Mad About It’

On Friday's edition of CNN Newsroom with Don Lemon, host Don Lemon and CNN chief congressional correspondent Dana Bash made some unusual remarks in agreeing with a Republican in the form of ...
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Networks Ignore IRS Seeking Criminal Investigation of Tax-Exempt Groups; CNN Barely Reports

On Thursday morning's New Day, CNN reported the newest development in the IRS scandal that the broadcast networks ignored: the former IRS chief contacting the Justice Department about criminal ...
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