Democratic leaders are now saying that Issa violated House rules.
In case you missed it ?yesterday, former head of tax exempt groups at the IRS Lois Lerner, plead the Fifth for a second time in front of the House Oversight Committee and refused to answer questions about the inappropriate targeting of conservative tea party groups.
Appearing in front of the House Oversight Committee Wednesday morning Lois Lerner, former head of tax exempt groups at the IRS, refused to answer questions asked by lawmakers by pleading the Fifth Amendment.
The emails also show an agreement to testify came without a guarantee of immunity. What isn't clear in the email exchange is whether Taylor agreed Lerner would testify in front of a public hearing or to the Committee behind closed doors as part of a deposition.
Former head of tax exempt groups at the IRS Lois Lerner, the woman who infamously plead the Fifth after apologizing for inappropriate targeting of tea party groups by the agency, has been asked to appear in front of the Oversight Committee next week according to Chairman Darrell Issa.
In January 2013, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel dropped a bombshell report showing ATF Agents who attempted to set up a storefront in the city, ended up damaging the building, owing the landlord money and lost a machine gun on the streets after it was stolen out of a government vehicle.
“This is basically just another form of community organizing paid for with your tax dollars,” Issa said. “ACORN revisited, if you will.”
Plus: New trainwreck details
In a letter sent late Wednesday, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa reminded Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that obstructing a congressional investigation is a crime.
As the Obama administration continues to stonewall Congress over information regarding the disastrous Obamacare roll-out and the number of Americans enrolled in the program, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa and other lawmakers are reportedly ?readying subpoenas.
The State Department, under the direction of Secretary of State John Kerry, is still refusing to provide requested Benghazi eyewitnesses to the House Oversight Committee for interviews about what happened one year ago today.
Rep. Darrell Issa didn't mince words this morning in an interview with CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley, making his feelings on the IRS scandal--and the White House's handling of it--known.