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May 22, 2013

House Hearing On IRS. UPDATE: Lerner Asserts Her Right Against Self-Incrimination

Lois Lerner is going to assert her 5th Amendment Right to avoid self-incrimination.

That's her right. She should also be fired immediately. She has no right to draw a paycheck from the People Of The United States Of America if, as a government employee, she is unwilling or unable to cooperate with legitimate Congressional oversight, then she is unfit to continue in her position.

It's on CSPAN-3 and some of the cable nets are breaking in and out. You can't get a livestream here.

BTW- bumping down amnesty news is part of the problem. Obviously this is hot news but amnesty is, in the words of Joe Biden, a Big F'n Deal.

UPDATE: What a smug SOB she is. She sat there like she'd done nothing wrong and was above it all. She's the perfect bureaucrat. Clean the lot of them out.

The Civil Service system doesn't prevent politicization of government, it prevents anything being done about it.

Issa dismissed her and her attorney from the hearing.


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