IRS'S Lerner May Invoke Her Constitutional Right To Silence


Representative Trey Gowdy, a Republican from South Carolina, left,... News PhotoAsking,Bill,Capitol Hill,Congress,Finance,Government,Horizontal,Internal Revenue Service,Lois Lerner,North America,Office,Part Of,Politics,Rebellion,Reform,Republican Party,Solution,South Carolina,Tax,The Americas,Trey Gowdy,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergRepresentative Trey Gowdy, a Republican from South Carolina, left, objects to Lois Lerner's, the director of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) exempt organizations office, unseen, refusal to answer questions, during 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