Vote just took place, 231-187.

House Vote Holding Lois Lerner in contempt

The House then voted to require Eric Holder to appoint a special counsel to investigate the targeting of conservative nonprofit groups by the Internal Revenue Service, 250-168, with 26 Democrats voting in favor.

House Vote Special Prosecutor IRS Targeting

The contempt is based on Lerner’s failure to answer questions during hearings on the IRS targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups, even after Lerner gave an opening statement proclaiming her innocence:



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