IRS official Lois Lerner: 'I have not done anything wrong'

IRS official Lois Lerner: 'I have not done anything wrong'


Lois G. Lerner, the official who revealed that the IRS improperly targeted conservative groups, broke her silence Wednesday before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, insisting she did nothing wrong, but declining to answer the panel’s questions. "I have not done anything wrong," Lerner said in an opening statement. "I have not broken any laws, I have not violated any IRS rules or regulations and I have not provided false information to this or any other congressional committee. And while I would very much like to answer the committee’s questions today, I have been advised by my counsel not to."

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