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On the hill my facts let's -- a closer look now at the woman of the hour lowest Lerner.
Tonight correspondent Doug -- with some background indicating this is not the first time Lerner has been suspected of playing fast and loose with the rules.
Now -- -- the protection of her lawyers in the Fifth Amendment slowest -- is facing a maelstrom that began earlier this month and the American Bar Association conference.
But -- apologize for the IRS is targeting a conservative group.
They -- names like Tea Party -- patriots.
And they selected cases simply because the application had those names in the title.
She said she hadn't revealed the information sooner because she was never asked this but just two days before the -- -- -- was specifically asked about the investigation.
This book so it was learned if you could comment briefly on the status of the -- investigation.
-- political not for profits and appreciate that as well.
Well there was a questionnaire that began this discussion and there's also a questionnaire out there -- it is.
Seeking information -- section -- -- four or five and six organizations.
Congressman Crowley later called her answer evasive.
Probably this year can why the congress and you cannot be evasive -- -- conduct.
Try to mislead congress in the 1990s Warner serves as chief of enforcement at the federal elections commission.
Under her direction the FBC undertook the largest enforcement action in its history.
Suing the Christian coalition for violating campaign lost the Christian coalition -- put in one deposition.
FEC lawyers asked to defended the televangelists Pat Robertson prayed for him or James Bopp was a Christian coalition's lawyer.
Well I was shocked and appalled -- and I frankly white hot number over and even though the -- hopefully the deposition doesn't reveal that.
He you know the both political activity.
And religious activities are specifically protected by the First Amendment.
When -- learned years later -- -- had been promoted to an IRS position he became concerned.
She was being in effect promoted.
For what she had done that the federal election commission and now was going to be expected that my mind what I was concerned about.
Expected to replicate that -- the IRS and now we know that's exactly what happened.
Lerner is represented by lawyer William W Taylor who is noted for winning a dismissal of all charges against former IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
In a high profile sexual assault case -- Doug thank you.
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