Midnight raids, secret subpoenas: IRS' Lerner close friends with leader who targeted Scott Walker http://t.co/EVb26IsuOn via @DCExaminer— James R. Willis Jr. (@willis9189) July 13, 2015
Surprise, Surprise: Lois Lerner Had Friends in Wisconsin: It turns out that the vast left-wing conspiracy isn'... http://t.co/GBMSwtF3xp— National Review (@NROcorner) July 10, 2015
Wisconsin’s campaign to investigate conservative tax-exempt groups has always seemed like an echo of the IRS’s scrutiny of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status. It turns out that may be more than a coincidence.
Former IRS tax-exempt director Lois Lerner ran the agency’s policy on conservative groups. Kevin Kennedy runs the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) that helped prosecutors with their secret John Doe investigation of conservative groups after the 2011 and 2012 recall elections of Governor Scott Walker and state senators.