Lois Lerner refuses to resign; placed on leave

Rick Moran
She still thinks she did nothing wrong and refused to resign when asked. But the IRS can't have someone who's taken the Fifth in a senior management position so they placed her on paid administrative leave. CBS Washington: Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, a senior Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, said Lerner was asked to resign but refused, so she was placed on leave. An IRS spokeswoman said the agency could not comment on Lerner's status because it was a private personnel matter. Danny Werfel, the agency's new acting commissioner, told IRS employees in an email that he had selected a new acting head of the division, staying within the IRS to find new leadership. Ken Corbin, a 27-year IRS veteran, will be the new acting director of the agency's exempt organizations division. Corbin currently is a deputy director in the wage and investment division, where he oversees 17,000 workers responsible for processing 172 million individual and business tax returns, Werfel...(Read Full Post)

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