Federal Judge Threatens To Hold IRS Commissioner, DOJ Lawyers in Contempt of Court

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    http://www.judicialwatch.org/press-...doj-lawyers-in-contempt-of-court-over-lerner/


    Federal Judge Threatens To Hold IRS Commissioner, DOJ Lawyers in Contempt of Court over Lerner


    Judicial Watch announced that U.S District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan today threatened to hold the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service and Justice Department attorneys in contempt of court after the IRS failed to produce status reports and newly recovered emails of Lois Lerner, former director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the IRS, as he had ordered on July 1, 2015.

    During the a status hearing today, Sullivan warned that the failure to follow his order was serious and the IRS and Justice Department’s excuses for not following his July 1 order were “indefensible, ridiculous, and absurd.” He asked the IRS’ Justice Department lawyer Geoffrey Klimas, “Why didn’t the IRS comply” with his court order and “why shouldn’t the Court hold the Commissioner of the IRS in contempt.”
     
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    Why are they not wearing cuffs? Its be like 2 years and I think they are just running out the clock unfortunately.
     
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    Because we do not have a system of justice in this country.
     
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    What we don't have is a Justice Department under the current administration.

    The DoJ is strangling the system with politics.
     
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    That's true but the corruption in and of the judicial system didn't start with this administration.
     

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