Solyndra CEO Brian Higgins and Chief Financial Officer Bill Stover invoked their Fifth Amendment right to not testify to avoid self-incrimination at the House hearing on Solyndra today. The House Energy and Commerce Committee is looking into the controversial loan guarantees the now-bankrupt company received from the Dept. of Energy.

Here’s the full video of today’s Solyndra hearing in the House.

Hey you know who’s really interested in this hearing? The Republican National Committee. In a first-to-tweet situation today…

Here’s the video of Higgins and Stover invoking their Fifth Amendment rights.


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