Cruz says Holder is "denying Congress and defying the rule of law."
The Ways and Means Committee sent the criminal referral of a party-line vote.
One worker repeatedly recited a pro-Obama chant to IRS callers.
The letter to Holder outlines potential charges against Lerner.
Issa says she will, but her attorney says she has not waived her right to refuse.
Republicans plan a slate of bills they say will protect taxpayers.
House Republican leaders will return to their political comfort zone.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Monday called on President Obama to use his State of the Union address...
Action comes months after a scandal involving improper targeting of Tea Party organizations.