Lerner May Invoke Her Constitutional Right To Silence

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Douglas Shulman, former commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service... News PhotoBill,Capitol Hill,Commissioner,Congress,Douglas H. Shulman,Finance,Former,Government,Horizontal,Internal Revenue Service,Listening,North America,Politics,Reform,Tax,The Americas,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergDouglas Shulman, former commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), listens during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Lois Lerner, the mid-level IRS official at the center of a controversy over treatment of small-government groups, invoked her right not to testify after reading a statement denying that she had committed any crimes. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images