“Judge threatens IRS chief with contempt”


A federal judge has threatened to hold the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service in contempt of court.

The threat came Wednesday from U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan, who has been presiding over a lawsuit by the conservative group Judicial Watch and its request that the Internal Revenue Service release the emails of Lois Lerner. She headed the IRS’s Exempt Organizations division.

Sullivan ordered a status hearing Wednesday after Judicial Watch complained his earlier orders were not being followed by the Justice Department, which is defending the IRS.

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