Lawmakers Ask Attorney General to Review Lois Lerner Case

Two House Republicans have asked the Attorney General to take a fresh look at Lois Lerner and her involvement in the IRS targeting scandal.

Two House Republicans sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking the Justice Department to review evidence that former IRS employee Lois Lerner broke the law in targeting conservative groups who applied for tax exempt status.

The letter was sent by Kevin Brady (R-TX), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Peter Roskam (R-IL), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Tax Policy.

“Taxpayers deserve to know that the DOJ’s previous evaluation was not tainted by politics,” wrote Brady and Roskam. “We respectfully request the Department of Justice to take a fresh look at the evidence presented in the attached referral in order to restore taxpayers’ trust in the IRS.”

faces the possibility of death threats if her role in the targeting scandal becomes public.

A copy of the letter is included below.

Roskam, Brady Letter to Jeff Sessions Re: Lois Lerner Investigation

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