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

RobertMN Wrote: May 22, 2013 11:29 AM
She did nothing wrong, but refuses to answer questions. Does she really think we're that stupid? Or is she just used to talking to one side of the political aisle?

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...