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House votes to hold Lerner in contempt of Congress
Fox News ^ | Published May 07, 2014 | FoxNews.com

Posted on 05/07/2014 4:12:34 PM PDT by Mechanicos

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about the agency’s targeting of conservative groups.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: contempt; criminal; irs; lerner; loislerner
Breaking!
1 posted on 05/07/2014 4:12:34 PM PDT by Mechanicos
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To: Mechanicos

Good.


2 posted on 05/07/2014 4:14:22 PM PDT by unsycophant
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To: Mechanicos

great. lerner and holder can wear “Contempt Club” T shirts now.


3 posted on 05/07/2014 4:15:07 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Mechanicos

Good. I was hoping Boehner wouldn’t go wobbly again. That will come later, when she is clearly judged as guilty and deserving of swift punishment through the court system.


4 posted on 05/07/2014 4:15:25 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Mechanicos

5 posted on 05/07/2014 4:16:22 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Mechanicos

Bi-partisan vote, too! LOL!


6 posted on 05/07/2014 4:17:16 PM PDT by CityCenter (Resist Obamacare!)
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To: Mechanicos

A sacrificial lamb; better her than the Prez ...

I guess all those gleeful momemts of conspiring against the Tea Party groups and future discussions on how she was going to heap burning coals on their heads and ruin their lives didn’t work out like she planned it. And she thought the Prez had her back when he promised he would if she would just keep her mouth shut and not mention his involvement out of it. Well you got conned Lois...


7 posted on 05/07/2014 4:18:39 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Mechanicos

Big Whup.

When Boehner and crew had the chance to shut down Obamacare by funding everything except Obamacare, they folded and let the Democrats win the narrative.

This is a symbolic gesture at best.

Get back to me when they actually impeach someone or do something that stops Obama and his minions.


8 posted on 05/07/2014 4:20:17 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Mechanicos

Is she under the building in the cell yet? If not WHY NOT?????


9 posted on 05/07/2014 4:22:52 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Mechanicos

Was she handcuff and tossed into jail or will she be getting a phone call from Eric Holder who also was found in contempt where he will say to her “nothing to worry about, the republicans never follow up”


10 posted on 05/07/2014 4:36:43 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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11 posted on 05/07/2014 4:37:46 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Which 8 Republican cowards didn’t vote and which 13 Democrats forgot how they were supposed to vote?


12 posted on 05/07/2014 4:46:55 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: clintonh8r

http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2014/roll203.xml


13 posted on 05/07/2014 4:53:53 PM PDT by deport
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To: Mechanicos

YAY!!!

I’m hopeful that the tide is turning and that more actions will follow.

I pray that God will enlighten those who are misled and that they will see the danger in their choices.


14 posted on 05/07/2014 4:54:55 PM PDT by Monkey Face (You may find yourself in the middle of nowhere. In the middle of nowhere you may find yourself.)
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To: lee martell

And the dominos will fall...


15 posted on 05/07/2014 4:56:06 PM PDT by Monkey Face (You may find yourself in the middle of nowhere. In the middle of nowhere you may find yourself.)
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To: deport
Thanks for the link.

Pelosi didn't vote? What the hell?

16 posted on 05/07/2014 4:56:59 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: Mechanicos

17 posted on 05/07/2014 4:57:47 PM PDT by OwenKellogg (Fundamental transformation leads to ... you don't want to go there, buddy.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

That’s not everybody voting. How many abstained?

I wish the rules would be changed for both Congress and the Senate that “abstaining from voting” will be removed, and you MUST vote for or against anything.


18 posted on 05/07/2014 5:02:33 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: clintonh8r

***UPDATE: SIX DEMS WHO VOTED FOR CONTEMPT*** – House of Representatives vote to hold Lois Lerner in contempt

http://therightscoop.com/house-of-representatives-vote-to-hold-lois-lerner-in-contempt/

UPDATE: According to the Roll Call, there were 6 Democrats who voted for contempt and they are the following:

Ron Barber (D-AZ)
John Barrow (D-GA)
Mike McIntyre (D-NC)
Patrick Murphy (D-FL)
Collin Peterson (D-MN)
Nick Rahall (D-WV)


19 posted on 05/07/2014 5:07:55 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Mechanicos

It has come to my attention that Eric Holder must recuse or face disbarment for conflict of interests. Because of this a grievance should be filed if he does not appoint independent counsel on that scum bag Lois Lerner. This is absolutely true. There is no gray line here, Holder is politically corrupt. I would petition Federal Judge Lambert to file the grievance in the ethics committee!!! This is dead on folks— Clinton was disbarred!! Lambert can also bar him from practice in his court as a sanction. Let’s fight!!


20 posted on 05/07/2014 5:11:49 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: SADMILLIE

I like the way you think.

Times like this, I wish I went to law school.


21 posted on 05/07/2014 5:18:01 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: exit82

I did.


22 posted on 05/07/2014 5:22:55 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: SADMILLIE

Can I call ‘em, or what?!!!!


23 posted on 05/07/2014 5:26:07 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Mechanicos

Good, now let’s see the House arrest her under ‘inherent contempt’ arrest powers.. I agree this is a witch hunt because Lerner is indeed An EVIL WITCH!!!!


24 posted on 05/07/2014 5:26:22 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Mechanicos

Obama will respond by giving her a Medal of Freedom.


25 posted on 05/07/2014 5:30:02 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Mechanicos

I especially appreciate Darrel Issa’s closing remarks. As for the Dems, they completely miss the mark. For political reasons they do not want to face the music. Have you ever noticed how it is always the Dems who squeal like stuck pigs in regard to partisanship? Hey, partisanship is necessary. It comes with the turf. Deal with it.


26 posted on 05/07/2014 5:32:29 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Mechanicos
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., accused House Republicans of taking "a significant step backwards in their duty to uphold the U.S. Constitution by voting to strip an American citizen of her Fifth Amendment rights."

So says the partner in crime


27 posted on 05/07/2014 5:35:37 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Forgive but don't forget)
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To: darkwing104
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., accused House Republicans of taking "a significant step backwards in their duty to uphold the U.S. Constitution by voting to strip an American citizen of her Fifth Amendment rights."

Says the hypocrite who tried to strip the head of a taxpayers group of her rights.

28 posted on 05/07/2014 5:37:03 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Whenifhow

Murphy’s the guy who stole the election from Allen West after West was gerrymandered. I don’t know if he has opposition this election or not.


29 posted on 05/07/2014 5:40:00 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: Mechanicos

Send the Capital Police SWAT team to serve the warrant.

It is what Obama would do to any of us.


30 posted on 05/07/2014 5:44:35 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: jsanders2001

“...A sacrificial lamb; better her than the Prez ….”

Looks like the House is slowly working it’s way up to the top rung. First, WithHolder. Now, Lerner. How many more before it gets REAL interesting?


31 posted on 05/07/2014 5:46:28 PM PDT by NCC-1701 (I am proud of what America USED TO BE.)
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To: exit82; darkwing104

Now it’s time to strip Lerner of her freedom. Throw the bitch in jail and throw away the key.


32 posted on 05/07/2014 5:47:34 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Mechanicos

Here’s to Cardinal Puff for the very last time, and,
We take away your birthday Miss Lerner! That is all.


33 posted on 05/07/2014 5:49:01 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: NCC-1701

I want Reid gone. In fact I hope it comes out that he’s been screwing the Mob out of millions for decades so he can see how thevrest of us feel.


34 posted on 05/07/2014 5:58:58 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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