Mark and Charlie's Blog

Blog > Mark and Charlie's Blog > Department of Justice: We Heard About IRS Missing Emails On The News

Department of Justice: We Heard About IRS Missing Emails On The News

James Cole, deputy attorney general in the Department of Justice, testified Thursday that the DOJ heard about the destruction of IRS officials’ emails in the news, even though DOJ has formally been investigating the IRS for more than a year.

“I think we learned about it after that, from press accounts,” Cole told House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee chairman Rep. Jim Jordan at a hearing Thursday on the DOJ’s response to the wave of computer crashes at the IRS that wiped out seven different employees’ hard drives. DOJ has allegedly been conducting a widely-mocked investigation into the IRS conservative targeting scandal for more than a year, and recently announced that a new investigation is underway into the IRS missing emails.

Other Articles You May Like

The presidential campaigns of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced late Sunday that they were...
A Dallas County grand jury is expected to indict former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel on Tuesday on a charge of...
A married Oregon pet shop worker went through some monkey business to pay for a prostitute. In some primitive...
Senator Ted Cruz and Gov. John R. Kasich of Ohio have agreed to coordinate in future primary contests in a last-...
The U.S. plans to send up to 250 additional military personnel to Syria to help local forces fighting Islamic...