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House Votes to Hold Former IRS Official Lois Lerner in Contempt


The House voted to hold former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt on a 231-187 vote Wednesday, as Republicans work to uncover the depth of Lerner's involvement in the agency's targeting of conservative groups from 2010 to May 2013.

Six Democrats broke with their party to support the contempt vote: Ron Barber of Arizona, John Barrow of Georgia, Collin Peterson of Minnesota, Mike McIntyre of North Carolina, Nick Rahall of West Virginia, and Patrick Murphy of Florida. All are facing Republican challengers in tough districts for Democrats in November.

"Who's been fired over the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS? No one that I'm aware of. Who's gone to jail for violating the law? When is the administration going to tell the American people the truth?" House Speaker John Boehner told reporters Wednesday morning. "One would have to guess, if they're not willing to tell the American people the truth, it must not be very pretty."


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This is taking way too long.

These people, Obama included, should have all been in jail by now.

And the Consequences of that will be....

Absolutely Nothing.

Meanwhile, in FED banks nationwide...

"Yeeees. Good, good good! While Congress continues to separate both themselves and their targeted interests, we can continue to do our part in ruining the American economy! ALL HAIL THE FEDERAL RESERVE!"

And Eric Holder was also

And Eric Holder was also charged of that and nothing came about soooo its just a side show.

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Lock 'er up!


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