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Rep. Says Ex-IRS Staff Records In Bias Row Should Be Public

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 4:31 PM EST) -- The chair of a congressional committee that oversees the Internal Revenue Service is pushing for an Ohio federal court to unseal documents related to the agency’s political bias scandal against conservative groups, according to a statement released Thursday.

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., who heads the House Ways and Means Oversight subcommittee, said that the court should reject a bid from former IRS official Lois Lerner to seal videos and transcripts from depositions in a class action brought by conservative organizations alleging the IRS illegally subjected their...
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