Dominique Strauss-Kahn , the former International Monetary Fund chief charged with sexually assaulting and attempting to rape a hotel housekeeper, may have spent his last night in jail on Rikers Island after a judge said he can go free on bail while awaiting trial.
Lois Lerner, the mid-level Internal Revenue Service official at the center of a controversy over the agency’s scrutiny of small-government groups, will invoke her constitutional right not to testify before Congress, according to a letter from her lawyer.
The jury in the trial of former Galleon Group LLC trader Zvi Goffer heard from a disbarred lawyer who told of using prepaid cell phones to pass along merger tips gleaned from his former law firm and taking cash- stuffed envelopes in return.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn , the former head of the International Monetary Fund, was released from jail on Rikers Island and taken to a downtown Manhattan residence, where he will be under 24-hour private armed guard.
A U.S. House committee voted to hold former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about her role in scrutinizing Tea Party groups seeking tax exemptions.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress yesterday for refusing to answer questions about her role in scrutinizing Tea Party groups.