Archive for May 22, 2013

High-ranking IRS official to “take the fifth” and refuse to testify before Congress on scandal

IRS Building file photo

According to news reports, an attorney for IRS official Lois Lerner has indicated that Lerner will invoke the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refuse to testify before Congress.   Lerner is the director of the IRS Exempt Organization Division, which deals with nonprofits, including those seeking 501(c)(4) status. Lerner was to be called before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday, May 22, aimed at continuing

Pulse of Russia – What’s New – May 14, 2013

Map of Russia

Pulse of Russia – Vol. I No. 1 – 5.14.13 Spy Allegations, Intel > Russia says CIA agent caught trying to recruit spy – Reuters 5.14.13 > Russia releases alleged CIA letter to potential recruit – USA Today 5.14.13 > Russia detains alleged CIA officer in Moscow – Detroit Free Press 5.14.13 > ‘Wig-wearing CIA officer detained in Russia’; Russia’s counter-espionage unit says it has