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Are right now got you plead the fifth.
And it could get you fired if you're a government employee called it -- -- a law congressman Mel Brooks Republican from Alabama propose that how he joins.
How is the -- the -- because you really didn't like lowest -- standing down refusing to answer questions taking the fifth.
You didn't like that did -- No I didn't but I wouldn't want to limit it to her if you look at the history.
The White House the administration any time there's a scandal stonewalling.
Obfuscation misleading tends to be the approach cities -- If we're gonna exercise our congressional oversight responsibilities.
As we should it.
If the public is -- to have access to the information nation.
-- federal employees when they come to testify -- the United States congress they should not be allowed to plead the Fifth Amendment.
For our purposes if they do however and they're entitled to under the Fifth Amendment or criminal prosecution purposes.
Well then we should have the right to terminate them because we need employees that are above reproach who will share this information we need that we can make proper public.
Policy decisions is that constitutional I always told that you could plead the fifth and avoid self incrimination and that was you all constitutional rights.
It isn't a criminal setting -- in a civil setting by and large along is that yes you can still plead the fifth but there are.
Consequences to your pleading the fifth.
There's a decision by the United States Supreme Court 90 unanimous decision -- vs Broderick.
That says that if you're asking an employee about specific conduct -- he's performing his or her duties in their job.
And they refuse to testify if they refuse to respond and you do have a right to terminate them.
And it is a government oriented decision -- I'm quite confident that it is constitutional based on this 90 Supreme Court decision.
Real fast congressman at the new guys IRS was to woeful he wants a billion dollars to clean -- the IRS get it back on track -- gonna -- enough money.
I'm not because we don't happen if we were to give him a billion dollars that's another billion dollars that we as a country have to borrow.
And we've got to start acts being -- hole.
A lot more financial responsible than we have been.
And just give the IRS another billion dollars in these circumstances that's the easy button approach what we need to have instead is an administration that we'll take.
The tough road do the right things increase efficiency save us tax dollars by congressman Mo Brooks we appreciate being with us as always thank -- --
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