During the March 5, 2014 House Oversight Committee hearing, former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked the Fifth Amendment…again. If it were not for being a part of the most "transparent" administration, one might think she had something to hide.
Former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right Wednesday not to incriminate herself when she testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the IRS targeting of tea party groups. Oddly,...Show More Summary
(Credit: NBC Philadelphia) Attorney Michael Critchley cited Kelly’s Fifth Amendment and Fourth Amendment constitutional rights to deny the legislative committee’s subpoena asking for records.
Lois Lerner has answered questions for the DOJ investigation into the IRS targeting scandal, but continues to invoke her Fifth Amendment...
Former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right to refuse to answer self-incriminating questions at a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing Wednesday, as she did at a hearing last year. Speaker John Boehner threatened to hold her in contempt if she continues to refuse to testify. Show More Summary
So this happened. On Wednesday, after former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment rights against self incrimination, Issa quickly moved to adjourn the session, saying he could "see no point in going further." But as Cummings began to ask a procedural question about the issue, the Chairman tried...
Former IRS official Lois Lerner once again invoked the Fifth Amendment before a House Oversight Committee hearing about the targeting of Tea Party groups and declined to answer questions. The Senate has rejected Debo Adegbile as President Barack Obama’s pick to run he Department of Justice’s civil rights division. Show More Summary
From the March 5 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: Limbaugh's Hypocrisy On The Fifth Amendment
A misleading suggestion by Fox News that IRS official Lois Lerner's decision to invoke the Fifth Amendment was evidence of her guilt was debunked by Fox's own Greta van Susteren who explained that it is common for lawyers to instruct...Show More Summary
Rep. Darrel Issa is finally admitting that his dog and pony show starring the IRS is finally coming to a close. Following a House Oversight Committee hearing Wednesday in which a star witness again invoked her Fifth Amendment rights, and the Democratic ranking member denounced a "one-sided investigation," committee Chairman Rep. Show More Summary
IRS official Lois Lerner invoked the Fifth Amendment Wednesday morning at a Congressional hearing attempting to uncover more answers about why the IRS, during the Obama administration, has targeted pro-life and conservative groups. House Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa (R-CA) walked out of his own hearing after Lerner refused, again, to testify. Lerner, the Director […]
House Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa (R-CA) walked out of his own hearing on the IRS' alleged targeting of conservative groups in the run-up to the 2012 election, after IRS official Lois Lerner invoked the Fifth Amendment Wednesday morning.
But There’s Not a Smidgen of Corruption. Today Former IRS official took the Fifth Amendment again during a House hearing on the IRS targeting scandal. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) told reporters afterward that the investigation will continue.
The NJ guv’s former campaign manager, Bill Stepian, asserted his fifth amendment rights today in response to a subpoena from a legislative committee investigating lane closings on the Fort Lee side of the George Washington Bridge last September. Grab the popcorn – at this rate this will play out all year. Governor Christie’s former campaign […]
An attorney for Lois Lerner says the former Internal Revenue Service official still intends to continue to assert her Fifth Amendment rights before the House Oversight committee, despite earlier claims from a top GOP lawmaker Sunday that she would testify
Respectfully submitted by Lawrence E. Rafferty (rafflaw)-Weekend Contributor The Fifth Amendment protects all United States citizens by guaranteeing us all the right of due process of law. The Fifth Amendment is meant to ensure that the government has to at least prove to a court that a citizen is guilty of any crime that he […]
On May 22, 2013, Lois Lerner, the director of the IRS division that singled out hundreds of conservative organizations blamed her subordinates for the targeting scandal, pleaded the Fifth Amendment, and then left the room. Today House Oversight Chairman Darrell … Continue reading ?
To testify, that is. Lois Lerner has been told to come back to the Hill. The House Oversight Committee has said “no go” to her Fifth Amendment privilege, ruling that when she opened her big yap to make a comment about the controversy, she waived the privilege: House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is hauling [...]
In rejected Supreme Court appeal, Forbes 400 member argued subpoena violated his Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination.
By Peter Van Buren, TomDispatch If you were plotting to kill an American over coffee, you could end up in jail on a whole range of charges including—depending on the situation—terrorism. However, if the president’s doing the killing, it’s all nice and—let’s put those quote marks around it—“legal.”