Lerner’s pension defunded


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  • Pushback: When the House voted to slash the IRS budget last week, they also included a provision to defund Lois Lerner’s pension as long as she is in contempt of Congress.

    The article above is an op-ed, so it doesn’t go into details and could have the facts wrong. Nonetheless, if true it puts a great deal of pressure on Lerner to spill the beans.

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    2 comments

    • Rod

      I believe legislation about a specific person violates the bill of attainder clause of the constitution, but what the hell do I know, I’m just an engineer.

      • Good point. I suspect if this article is correct, the actual language wasn’t specifically aimed at Lerner, but instead said something to the effect of “The federal pension of any person who is under contempt of Congress shall be suspended or not funded.”

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