Oct 09, 2013 6:45 PM GMT
Top Internal Revenue Service Obamacare official Sarah Hall Ingram discussed confidential taxpayer information with senior Obama White House officials, according to 2012 emails obtained by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and provided to The Daily Caller.
Lois Lerner, then head of the IRS Tax Exempt Organizations division, also received an email alongside White House officials that contained confidential information.
Ingram attempted to counsel the White House on a lawsuit from religious organizations opposing Obamacare’s contraception mandate. Email exchanges involving Ingram and White House officials — including White House health policy advisor Ellen Montz and deputy assistant to the president for health policy Jeanne Lambrew — contained confidential taxpayer information, according to Oversight.
The emails provided to Oversight investigators by the IRS had numerous redactions with the signifier “6103.”
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/09/white-house-irs-exchanged-confidential-taxpayer-info/#ixzz2hFbXXyLs
By the way disclosing 6103 information is a felony. There are only a few people outside the IRS that can receive this information. The Chairman of the Finance committee of the House / Senate, the Secretary of the Treasury and IRS Inspector General.
There have been several disclosure recently under the IRS, example publishing the confidential tax info in a liberal publication of a conservative organization.
This breach is a big deal as it goes to the white house.