U.S. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa released the latest bombshell finding from his investigation into the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups.
— Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) July 9, 2014
Despite the fact that the agency claims two years’ worth of former official Lois Lerner’s emails were lost in a 2011 hard drive crash, a number of troubling correspondences have nevertheless found their way to congressional investigators. The latest seems to indicate that Lerner realized there was a distinct possibility her online communications could be used against her and sought to find a way to curtail that risk.
Oddly enough, her concern over expressing too much in an email did not prevent her from expressing herself through that very medium.
In the conversation, she expressed concern over “several occasions where Congress has asked for emails and there has been an electronic search for responsive emails,” prompting her to suggest “we need to be cautious about what we say in emails.”
Read more at Western Journalism. By B. Christopher Agee.