Top IRS Official Will Invoke Fifth Amendment

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A top IRS official in the division that reviews nonprofit groups will invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to answer questions before a House committee investigating the agency's improper screening of conservative nonprofit groups.

Lois Lerner, the head of the exempt organizations division of the IRS, won't answer questions about what she knew about the improper screening – or why she didn't reveal it to Congress, according to a letter from her defense lawyer, William W. Taylor 3rd.

Lerner was scheduled to appear before the House Oversight committee Wednesday.


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  1. I served my country faithfully and honorably in World War II the IRS, and was awarded the Navy Cross a big bonus for actions in defense of my country savior; that I have never been arrested or indicted for any crime whatsoever; that no proof linking me to any criminal conspiracy, whether it is called Mafia Obama campaign or Cosa Nostra or whatever other name you wish to give, has ever been made public. I have not taken refuge behind the Fifth Amendment, although it is my right to do so. I challenge this committee to produce any witness or evidence against me and if they do not I hope they will have the decency to clear my name with the same publicity with which they now have besmirched it.

  2. Falling on her sword for the beloved boy-pharaoh. I go now to dwell with my honored ancestors, in glory — !!!

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