FreedomWorks Statement on Lois Lerner

Following the reports that the Department of Justice will not bring criminal charges against disgraced former IRS official Lois Lerner, FreedomWorks National Director of Grassroots Noah Wall commented:

“Unfortunately, it was clear from the beginning that the Obama administration never intended to hold Lois Lerner accountable for her actions. The IRS’s targeting of grassroots conservative activists was more than just ‘mismanagement’ and ‘poor judgment,’ as the Department of Justice claims. Obama and Democrats are openly hostile to free speech, at least when it’s conservatives speaking. All this announcement shows is the arrogance of this administration, which believes it’s above the law.”

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