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** FILE ** In this May 22, 2013, file photo, then Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner refuses to answer questions as the House Oversight Committee holds a hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny the IRS gave tea party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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Illustration on election pledges to control the IRS by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illustration on election pledges to control the IRS by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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FILE - This March 22, 2013 file photo shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. An Internet connection, a tax return form and a stolen identity are enough to fuel a multi-billion-dollar criminal enterprise that has proven too pervasive to stop. Thanks in part to technological simplicity and controls that struggle to keep pace with the crime, thieves are pocketing billions of dollars in stolen federal tax refunds. Over the last year, the IRS paid out $4 billion in bogus tax refunds to fraudsters using someone else’s personal information. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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Illustration on IRS scandal by M.R. Herron

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Illustration on IRS scandal by M.R. Herron

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Illustration on IRS double standard by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Illustration on IRS double standard by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Rush Limbaugh and other conservative leaders have banded together to demand that TV networks "stop censoring" news of the Internal Revenue Service scandal. (Associated Press)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. makes a cutting gesture across his neck, referencing House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., who caused an uproar last week when he made the same gesture to order microphones cut as the top Democrat on his panel was trying to speak about the Internal Revenue Service scandal over targeting of conservative political groups, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Reid said that he thought the accusations of IRS misdeeds deserved answers. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Lois Lerner, who led the tax-exempt organizations division of the Internal Revenue Service, has been put on administrative leave. The second IRS official removed over the recent scandal, Ms. Lerner has been accused of misleading an investigation into the division. (Associated Press)

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FILE -This April 13, 2014 file photo shows the headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in Washington. Tuesday, April 15, is the federal tax filing deadline for most Americans. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

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The basket was full until the IRS got hold of it. (Illustration by Dana Summers of the Tribune Media Services)

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The attorney for former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner says his client will continue to assert her rights not to testify about the IRS targeting of conservative groups. (Associated Press)