Nine and a half months after declining to answer a House committee’s questions, a former IRS official returns to Congress.
FOX News Radio’s Jared Halpern reports from Capitol Hill:
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House Oversight Committee Chairman Republican Darrell Issa still has plenty of questions for Lois Lerner.
(Issa) “Ms. Lerner, do you believe that there is not a smidgen of corruption in the IRS targeting of Conservatives?”
(Lerner) “On advice of my counsel, I respectfully exercise my Fifth Amendment right and decline to answer that question.”
After several minutes of that, Issa adjourned over objections of Ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings.
(Cummings) “May I ask my question? [...]
In this latest Bullet Points podcast– Kentucky Legislators are looking at making a change to the application process for concealed carry permits, the Kentucky Baptist Convention is reaching out to non-believers with gun giveaways around the Bluegrass state and Illinois State Police are getting new training to prepare for issuance of the state’s first concealed-carry permits.
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Some establishment Republicans had victories in last night’s Texas primary, but in others, the Tea Party candidates were able to force runoffs.
FOX News Radio’s Jessica Rosenthal reports:
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Congressman Pete Sessions and U.S. Senator Jon Cornyn had Tea Party challengers during primary campaigns that moved well to the right. But in their cases, they easily won.
(Cornyn) “Texans continue to be practical in their approach. They’re looking for solutions not just speeches.”
Attorney General Greg Abbott cruised to victory in the Republican Primary for Governor. Tea Party challengers did force runoffs in some statewide races. The incumbent Lieutenant Governor will have to [...]