IRS'S Lerner May Invoke Her Constitutional Right To Silence


Members of the media surround Lois Lerner, the director of the... News PhotoBill,Capitol Hill,Congress,Finance,Government,Horizontal,Internal Revenue Service,Lois Lerner,North America,Office,People,Politics,Reform,Surrounding,Tax,The Americas,The Media,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergMembers of the media surround Lois Lerner, the director of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) exempt organizations office, right, before the start of a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. 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