This week, a key House committee will vote on whether former top IRS official Lois Lerner should be held in contempt of Congress.
Contempt of Congress? Definitely. She has ignored a Congressional subpoena – refusing to supply information about the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups – targeting that could have impacted the 2012 election and continues even to this day.
But she’s also in contempt of the Constitution. Lerner and her Obama Administration colleagues violated the First Amendment when they targeted conservative groups, and they must be held accountable.
Sign our new petition.
Dear Members of Congress,
Lois Lerner was an architect of the IRS Tea Party scandal, and she has unlawfully evaded accountability for her actions. Hold her in contempt of Congress until she complies with the law.
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