IRS Official Lois Lerner Refuses to Testify

May 22 (Bloomberg) -- Lois Lerner, the mid-level Internal Revenue Service official at the center of a controversy over treatment of small government groups, invoked her right not to testify after reading a statement denying that she had committed any crimes. Lois, the director of exempt organizations at the IRS, read her statement before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today in Washington. (This is an excerpt from the hearing. Source: Bloomberg)

Is Black Friday Fading to Grey?
22:48 - Huw McKay, senior international economist at Westpac, discusses the prospects for black Friday as consumer confidence declines. He speaks to Bloomberg's Angie Lau on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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