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Mon., July 8, 2013, 3:42 p.m.

Hart: The lawyers are lying

Phil Hart (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)
Phil Hart (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)

BOISE – Tax-protesting former Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart denies that he hid any assets or income, and charges that the U.S. Justice Department attorney in his case is the one who’s made false statements, according to newly filed documents.

“None of his allegations are true,” Hart said of Justice Department Attorney Adam Strait, who was among two federal attorneys making adversarial filings in Hart’s bankruptcy case charging that Hart lied under oath, concealed or destroyed records and hid income and assets. Said Hart, in a declaration filed with the court, “It is Mr. Strait who is making false statements to the court, not me.” Strait said he couldn’t comment on the pending case. Read more. Betsy Russell, SR

So. Who do you think is telling the truth?

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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.