Awful. Facebook Deep-Sixed Articles on Lois Lerner and Obama’s IRS Targeting Scandal

Lois Lerner

The IRS Conservative Targeting Scandal involved:

IRS Commissioner John Koskinentestified before the House Oversight and Government Reform on March 26, 2014. Koskinen told Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) during the hearing that Lois Lerner’s emails were archived and it would take a long time to retrieve them.

In June 2014 the IRS told Congress Lois Lerner’s emails were lost in a computer crash.

There were audible gasps in the room on June 20,2014, when IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told Congress that Lerner’s hard drive was tossed out. Koskinen testified before the House Ways and Means Committee on the IRS conservative targeting scandal.
Via OutNumbered:

But thousands of emails were later recovered by an Inspector General that were not previously produced for Congress.

The emails confirmed Lerner funneled information on conservative groups to at least one Democratic lawmaker.

The Obama DOJ later dropped charges against Lois Lerner.
She retired with full benefits.

But if you never heard about Lois Lerner or the IRS conservative targeting scandal it is understandable.
Facebook deep-sixed stories about Obama’s IRS targeting conservative groups and individuals.

Gizmodo reported:

Among the deep-sixed or suppressed topics on the list: former IRS official Lois Lerner, who was accused by Republicans of inappropriately scrutinizing conservative groups; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; popular conservative news aggregator the Drudge Report; Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL who was murdered in 2013; and former Fox News contributor Steven Crowder. “I believe it had a chilling effect on conservative news,” the former curator said.

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