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Oversight Committee Votes: IRS' Lerner Waived Fifth Amendment Rights With Opening Statement

Cartwright Wrote: Jun 28, 2013 12:41 PM
What good is determining that Lerner waived her Fifth Amendment rights if she can just plead the Fifth again?
traitorbill Wrote: Jun 28, 2013 12:52 PM
They can get a judge's decision, who might mandate that she be forced testify.

The House Oversight and Government Reform committee voted Friday and determined that Lois Lerner, the head of tax exempt groups at the IRS, waved her Fifth Amendment rights during testimony over a month ago after she voluntarily made an opening statement. In that statement, Lerner said she had done nothing wrong. She was called to testify in front of the Committee after admitting at a conference that the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative tea party groups.



Lerner has since been put on administrative leave with pay. Earlier this week, another IRS official...