New IRS emails describe Washington direction of Tea Party targeting efforts

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New IRS emails describe Washington direction of Tea Party targeting efforts

Newly released internal Internal Revenue Service emails obtained by the group Judicial Watch document active direction by the federal tax agency’s headquarters in targeting Tea Party and conservative nonprofit applicants during the 2010 and 2012 campaigns.

The emails were obtained by the conservative non-profit in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.

In a July 2012 email, Holly Paz, who was then director of the IRS Rulings and Agreements division, asked IRS lawyer Steven Grodnitzky “to let Cindy and Sharon know how we have been handling Tea Party applications in the last few months.”

Cindy Thomas is the former director of the IRS Exempt Organizations office in Cincinnati, and Sharon Camarillo was a senior manager in its Los Angeles office.

The email conflicts with claims by Obama administration officials that the targeting effort was done exclusively by the government workers in the Cincinnati IRS office.

Grodnitzky worked in the…

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