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Palin: IRS Official to Plead Fifth

Posted by Jackie Siciliano on May 21, 2013

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Posted to Governor Palin’s Facebook page:

IRS official to plead the Fifth to avoid embarrassment or burden? But no worries about citizens’ embarrassment or burden while being targeted.

Palin then linked to this ABC article:

Lois Lerner, the top IRS official who is at the center of the controversy for the targeting of tea party and other conservative groups, will refuse to answer questions at a congressional hearing Wednesday and invoke her Fifth Amendment rights, ABC News has learned.

She is set to appear before the House Oversight Committee.  Congressional aides said today that they received a notice from Lerner’s lawyers that she would not answer their questions because it is now part of a criminal investigation.

“She has not committed any crime or made any misrepresentation, but under the circumstances she has no choice but to take this course,” according to a letter that her lawyer, William Taylor, sent to Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the committee, which was first reported by the Los Angeles Times.  More

 

3 Responses to “Palin: IRS Official to Plead Fifth”

  1. erniehndz said

    When a top implicated IRS official pleads the 5th amendment not to incriminate herself the implication is that she has something to incriminate herself — this sure smacks of a Cover-Up and a pack of lies to hide the truth from the American people!

  2. Bill Carpenter Sr. said

    Jimmy Hoffa pleaded the 5th. Was he innocent: :-)

  3. Joel Bailey said

    dear sarah, i wrote my senator warner yesterday suggesting the 5th was the proper response from all who have appear to date. Either incompetent or liars, sincerely jmbailey

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