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House committee votes to hold former
IRS official Lois Lerner in CONTEMPT
of Congress for refusing to testify about
the tea party targeting scandal

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 4/10/2014 6:53:25 PM

The House Oversight Committee voted Thursday to refer a ´Contempt of Congress´ vote on former IRS official Lois Lerner to the full House of Representatives. [Snip] In May 2013 and March 2014, Lerner invoked the Fifth Amendment and refused to answer Oversight members´ questions about a plan she allegedly led to subject right-wing groups to years of intrusive questions before they could claim a special tax-exempt status. Liberal applicants were quickly green-lighted. A visibly angry South Carolina GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy provided the biggest rhetorical fireworks on Thursday, demanding that Democrats join with the GOP in approving the resolution. None

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 4/10/2014 7:42:48 PM     (No. 9806273)

Lois go ahead become a RAT. Your party uses mafia tactics might as well use the language.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/10/2014 10:01:08 PM     (No. 9806439)

I`m not going to bother reading the article. Nothing will happen to Ms. Lerner. Lot`s of theatrics but that`s about it. If Barack can stall this investigation past the election, he`ll be free to pardon Ms. Lerner, and he will do it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 4/11/2014 1:45:51 AM     (No. 9806579)

Yes it´s true, this contempt charge yields nothing but a headline.

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