Committee Votes Attorney General Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress After Obama Asserts Executive Privilege

A House committee voted Wednesday along party lines to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to provide documents to congressional investigators from the Fast and Furious" gun walking operation. The White House dismissed the vote and the proceedings as "political theater," but the contempt vote will increase political pressure on both Holder and the Justice Department. The full House of Representatives could consider the contempt resolution as soon as next...Full Story
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