Yesterday, the House voted 231–187 to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. Fox News host Geraldo Rivera said the vote was proof the House Republicans “don’t know or care” that Lerner has the same Fifth Amendment rights they do.

The House Oversight Committee has found that Lerner waived her Fifth Amendment rights by making a statement before refusing to answer questions, as Rivera was reminded:



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