Austin's Morning Show

Blog > Austin's Morning Show > Tale of the Tapes: IRS head confirms investigators have found backup tapes in Lerner probe

Tale of the Tapes: IRS head confirms investigators have found backup tapes in Lerner probe

The head of the IRS confirmed Wednesday that investigators looking into missing emails from ex-agency official Lois Lerner have found and are reviewing "backup tapes" -- despite earlier IRS claims that the tapes had been recycled. 

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, testifying before a House oversight subcommittee, stressed that he does not know "how they found them" or "whether there's anything on them or not." But he said the inspector general's office advised him the investigators are reviewing tapes to see if they contain any "recoverable" material. 

The revelation is significant because the IRS claimed, when the agency first told Congress about the missing emails, that backup tapes "no longer exist because they have been recycled."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/07/23/tale-tapes-irs-head-confirms-investigators-have-found-backup-tapes-in-lerner/

Austin's Morning Show

Austin's Morning News interview Michael Morton about but his new memoir, ‘Getting Life,’ details a 25-year Hell in...
The union representing America's immigration caseworkers warned Thursday of the "real and serious threat" that...
Texas education officials took an initial step Thursday toward asking the state to reconsider raising the minimum...
More than 6,000 speeding tickets will be dismissed "in the interest of justice," according to City of Houston...
The Senate’s passage of President Barack Obama’s plan to arm Syrian rebels sets up an even bigger battle in...