House Oversight Committee: IRS’s Lois Lerner lied to us, you know.

    OK, this just sounds like straight-up perjury: [The House Oversight committee report] states that [former IRS overseer Lois] Lerner made false statements to committee staff on various occasions. During a February 2012 briefing, Lerner told committee staff that the criteria for evaluating tax-exempt applications had not changed. According to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), however, Lerner directed in June 2011 that the | Read More »

    Burris off the perjury hook…

    Far be it from me to suggest that the Illinois GOP has decided to not do the Illinois Democratic party a favor: No perjury charge against US Sen. Burris-prosecutor CHICAGO, June 19 (Reuters) – An Illinois prosecutor investigating the appointment of Roland Burris to President Barack Obama’s vacant U.S. Senate seat said on Friday there was insufficient evidence to charge Burris with perjury. Some of | Read More »

    Tim Geithner Commits Perjury. Blames Problems on Turbo Tax.

    That is the implication from his testimony today. Mr. Geithner faced some uncomfortable questions over why he failed to pay more than $34,000 in Social Security and Medicare taxes over several years while working at the International Monetary Fund. Sen. Jon Kyl (R., Ariz.) called it “incomprehensible” that Mr. Geithner didn’t realize he needed to pay employment taxes. He also questioned why Mr. Geithner took | Read More »