Eric Holder Sued Over Documents By House GOP

By: Monday August 13, 2012 1:42 pm

The House Oversight Committee has sued Attorney General Eric Holder in an attempt to force him to disclose documents in the Fast and Furious scandal. President Obama cited executive privilege over the documents that the Oversight Committee, led by Darrell Issa, has sought. Typically in cases like this the judicial branch exercises a good deal [...]

Holder Charges that GOP Attacking Him for His Work on Voter Suppression

By: Tuesday July 3, 2012 9:49 am

In his first interview since being held in contempt by the House of Representatives, Attorney General Eric Holder charges that he has been turned into a symbol by the Republican Party, as a means to attack the President. In doing so, he veers close to the kind of conspiracy theories that have characterized the Republican [...]

US House Plans to Sue Administration Over Executive Privilege in Fast and Furious Case

By: Monday July 2, 2012 7:35 am

House Speaker John Boehner indicated on Sunday that he would take the Administration to court over documents requested in the Oversight Committee investigation into the Fast and Furious scandal. The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to hold U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for refusing to hand over documents relating to [...]

House Finds Holder in Contempt of Congress

By: Thursday June 28, 2012 2:24 pm

Because there wasn’t enough news today, the House of Representatives has voted to find Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. This is the first time a sitting cabinet member has been held in contempt in US history. The final vote was a thin 255-67. That’s because 108 House Democrats did not vote on [...]

Congressional Black Caucus to Walk Out of Holder Contempt Vote

By: Thursday June 28, 2012 8:15 am

The Congressional Black Caucus plans to walk out en masse from the House chamber during the vote today to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. The CBC believes that the contempt vote is a ploy to embarrass the President and his Administration. They are circulating a letter to get other Democrats to [...]

Regardless of Fast and Furious Witch Hunt, Executive Privilege Claims Deserve Scrutiny

By: Wednesday June 20, 2012 1:34 pm

UPDATE: Darrell Issa’s House Oversight Committee has just voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt, on a party-line vote of 23 to 17. I’ve pretty much said what I want to say about the Fast and Furious situation and the looming vote holding Eric Holder in contempt by Darrell Issa. I think it’s [...]

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