Stockman: Some GOPers Think Lois Lerner Is ‘A Word That Rhymes With Witch’

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) said on Tuesday that some of his GOP colleagues not only think former IRS official Lois Lerner belongs in jail, they also think she’s “a word that rhymes with witch.”

In an interview on Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show,” Stockman said he and some fellow House Republicans want to issue an arrest warrant for Lerner before Congress leaves for its summer recess. Lerner has become the face of the IRS targeting scandal, and in May, the House voted to find her in contempt of Congress for asserting her Fifth Amendment rights amid ongoing investigations.

Stockman was asked by Malzberg whether he had support from his fellow Republicans for a vote asking for Lerner to be arrested.

“They said some things about jail,” Stockman said, “and a word that rhymes with witch to me several times.”

“So some people are very adamant about it and other people are less, but I think overall my contention is if you charge someone with contempt and you don’t take action, the contempt citation becomes meaningless,” the congressman said.

Watch the video, courtesy of Right Wing Watch:

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