TOPIC: Spineless Congress should arrest Lois Lerner
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The spineless Republican Congress issued a contempt citation against Lois Lerner, head of the IRS department accused of harassing Americans who dissented from the Obama Administration, but they refuse to enforce it. Texas executive and 2016 Citizen Party presidential candidate Bob McNeil notes that Congress has the constitutional responsibility to hold Lerner in confinement until she agrees to cooperate.
The problem with the contempt citation is that Congress passed the buck to Attorney General Eric Holder, who refused to provide Congress with information pertaining to Fast and Furious. Thus, notes McNeil stating the obvious, one Obama Administration agency charged with obstructing a congressional investigation his been put in charge of enforcing another Obama Administration agency charged with obstruction.
Congress has the power and the responsibility to arrest Lerner and to hold her in confinement until she testifies. The American people, acting through their representatives in Congress, have an opportunity to get to the bottom of a scandal that involves the unlawful harassment of citizens engaging in their civic duty. Continue Reading →