Source: Leigh Ann Caldwell / CBS News A year-and-a-half long investigation into a botched gun trafficking program culminated Wednesday with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted along party lines to pass a resolution holding the attorney general [...]
Fast and Furious
Source: The Huffington Post President Barack Obama has exerted executive privilege in reference to requests made by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, who has embarked on a controversial investigation into the Department of Justice’s Operation Fast and Furious gun-walking program. Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole addressed [...]
Source: Terry Frieden and Deirdre Walsh / CNN Washington – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to meet with a House committee chairman Tuesday about turning over documents that might postpone a contempt vote for the nation’s top prosecutor. Holder and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-California, are scheduled to meet to discuss Issa’s demand for more documents relating [...]
TJMS: Rep. Cummings Says Rep. Issa Is Conducting A Smear Campaign Against Eric Holder; Trying To Embarrass POTUS
Roland Martin talks with Congressman Elijah Cummings about the controversy surrounding the Fast and Furious program and Attorney General Eric Holder.