(Page Six) Lois Lerner, the IRS official held in contempt of Congress on May 7, is a proud American and the daughter of a war hero, according to her stepmother.
Svetluse Kramosilova Lerner, 73, said Air Force Major Martin Lerner — who died in 2008 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery — "would be very proud of Lois for standing up to Congress."
Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination and refused to answer any questions about the IRS targeting of conservative groups.
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But she's a patriot, like her dad, her stepmom says.