May 8, 2014

Lerner Held in Contempt

Congress calls for special prosecutor.

Remember Lois Lerner, the former IRS official who last year bragged of targeting Tea Party and Patriot groups? She pleaded the Fifth rather than testify to her agency’s gross abuse of power, and then sauntered off into full retirement. Well, ABC News reports, “The House of Representatives voted Wednesday evening to find former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress and adopted a resolution calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a special counsel to investigate the IRS targeting scandal.” Some 26 Democrats joined Republicans in doing the latter. We’re not holding our breath for the Obama administration to honestly investigate the Obama administration, but the contempt charge certainly ups the ante for dealing with this lawlessness. Especially given that the IRS audited 10% of Tea Party donors – a far higher rate than for the average American. More…

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