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Holder Contempt Vote to Move Forward

June 19 2012

A meeting between the head of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Attorney General Eric Holder has not postponed or cancelled a contempt vote of the attorney general.

Rep. Issa told reporters after the meeting, "If we receive no documents, we'll go forward. If we receive documents we will evaluate them."

Issa and Holder met in an attempt to end a stalemate between Republicans in Congress and the Obama administration over documents pertaining to the Fast and Furious case, the Arizona gunwalking program that put guns in the hands of illicit gun purchasers as a way to track Mexican smuggling cartels. As a result of the program, hundreds of guns showed up in Mexico and one was found at where a U.S. border agent was killed. Issa and his counterpart in the Senate, Charles Grassley, R-Iowa., opened an investigation into the case more t

Added: Jun-19-2012 Occurred On: Jun-19-2012
By: Arizona_Patriot
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Tags: Holder, Contempt, Vote, to, Move, Forward,
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States (load item map)
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