Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” former IRS official Lois Lerner’s attorney, William Taylor was questioned by host Candy Crowley about why she would pled the fifth if she was innocent.
“If she’s done nothing wrong she doesn’t need to be subjected to the kind of bullying that goes on in that committee,” Taylor said.
In May 2013, Lerner, former head of tax exempt groups at the IRS, pleading the Fifth in front of the House Oversight Committee investigating the IRS targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny. Earlier this month the IRS reveled two years of Lerner’s emails where lost due to a computer crash and subsequent destruction of her hard drive.
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