MORE NATIONAL NEWS
United States News
News from the region's first prime-time newscast. You'll find it First On Fox!
House committee to vote on referring former IRS official to Justice for possible prosecution
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Monday, April 7, 2014 6:20 PM EDT
The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee says investigators have uncovered evidence that a former Internal Revenue Service official may have committed crimes as part of the agency's tea party controversy.
Lerner's lawyer has said she broke no laws.
The Justice Department is already investigating whether any crimes were committed when IRS agents singled out tea party and other conservative groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status.
Camp's committee has been investigating the IRS for nearly a year.