Republicans object to IRS official's invoking Fifth Amendment

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After IRS official Lois Lerner invoked the Fifth Amendment to decline to testify before Congress today, several Republican congressmen said she had waived her right to avoid self-incrimination by providing an opening statement that alluded to her innocence. "You don't get to tell your side of the story and then not be subjected to cross examination, that's not the way it works," said Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.