Sunday, June 30, 2013

Second IRS employee pleads the 5th at Oversight hearing
...Gregory Roseman, who worked as a deputy director of acquisitions at the IRS, exercised his constitutional rights when Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) started interrogating him about panel findings that he helped a friend procure potentially $500 million worth of IRS contracts.

“On the advice of the counsel, I respectfully decline to answer any questions and invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege to remain silent,” Roseman said when Issa asked to whom he reported at the IRS.

Issa continued: “Mr. Roseman, when did you first become aware of a company called Strong Castle Inc.?”

Roseman, who has been removed from his position pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation, repeated his first statement....