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

Mike4603 Wrote: May 22, 2013 12:10 PM
Lets see, they can give out information on what organizations you belong to or support, they can invade your E-mail and twitter postings, they can tap your phone, but you have nothing to worry about because they promise to keep your medical records safe, Boy I sure believe that!!!

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...