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House votes to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt

• Washington Post
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to make Eric H. Holder Jr. the first sitting attorney general held in contempt of Congress in U.S. history after he withheld documents that Republican lawmakers demanded as part of an investigation into a flawed gunrunning operation.

The vote — 255 to 67, with 108 Democrats abstaining — capped weeks of partisan sniping over Holder’s decision not to turn over a set of documents that lawmakers had sought as part of their 18-month-long probe into “Fast and Furious,” as the case was known.


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Comment by Jerry Alexander
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Looks like Freedomsphoenix has taken it on themselves to say how has,and who does no have their first amendment rights...

Comment by Jerry Alexander
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How far have those Black Caucus-ers walked so far? I saw a bunch of Honkies in the group also.Did they all have on their Lucky Shoes?.....ha ha ha Didn`t work did it?

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