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Lois Lerner Pleads the Fifth AGAIN, Doesn’t Testify on IRS Targeting

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. Earlier this week, Lerner's attorney William Taylor confirmed to Committee members in an email that she would testify. Lerner was issued a subpoena last summer after admitting the IRS singled out conservative groups for extra scrutiny.

"On the advice of my counsel I respectfully exercise my fifth amendment right and decline to answer that question," Lerner said...

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IRS’s Lois Lerner Latest Excuse To Avoid Testifying: I Fear For My Life…

Embattled IRS employee Lois Lerner fears for her life and is asking House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa to revoke his summons to recall her back to the Hill next week. “Ms. Lerner has been the subject of numerous threats on her life and safety, and on the life and safety of her family,” her lawyer William Taylor...

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