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Obama's MurderGate: Fast and Furious Investigation to Continue Regardless of Contempt Vote

algae Wrote: Jun 22, 2012 6:49 PM
18.5 minutes of tape were erased by Nixon's secretary. That went well for him didn't it? A couple dozen computers in the DOJ dumpster would tend to incriminate. Oops.. should have taken them to the ACORN dumpster! :) http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/politics/ACORN-Documents-Pulled-from-Dumpster.html I'm fairly confident Issa is pursuing this in the best possible course. Whether the House and Senate are up to the task is the real point of contention. The entire dem contingent is currently in cover-up mode so it's not going to be a simple process given their Senate majority.

UPDATE 4:14 PM: Attorney General Eric Holder has been voted in contempt of Congress by the House Oversight Committee by 23-17. The vote came down after three Demcratic amendments to the contempt charge were voted down. An amendment introduced by Rep. Trey Gowdy rendering President Obama's invocation of executive privilege not applicable or relevant to this case at this time. The contempt charge will now move to the full House next week.

Capitol Hill- Attorney General Eric Holder got a temporary lifeline from President Obama today just minutes before the House Oversight Committee started debate over whether to hold...