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BREAKING: Lerner Refuses to Answer Any Questions, Issa Dismisses Her

FranksNBeans Wrote: May 22, 2013 12:04 PM
What better way to show that you have done nothing wrong (after stating publically that you did nothing wrong) than to invoke the 5th amendment.
Flyover Al in CT Wrote: May 22, 2013 12:27 PM
They found part of the Constitution they actually like!
Kuwull Wrote: May 22, 2013 12:14 PM
Tha's right, I refuse to answer your questions because I'm not sure how many of the things I've done are illegal and what other administration illegal activities I may accidentally reveal.

As expected, IRS official Lois Lerner declined to answer questions on any subject from the House Oversight Committee this morning.  In a brief opening (and closing) statement, Lerner traced her multi-decade career as a federal employee, asserted how "very proud" she is of her work, and claimed she did "nothing wrong," and committed no crime.  She then invoked her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, on the advice of her attorneys.  Chairman Issa responded that he had no choice but to dismiss the witness, pending recall.  South Carolina Republican Trey Gowdy objected, stating that Lerner should be...