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Fast and Furious: DOJ Wants Executive Privilege Lawsuit Dropped

ckoch996 Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 11:33 AM
There continues to be a NEED for a full and thorough investigation into this nefarious & deadly program instigated by our government. If there was nothing to reveal, the WH would not have claimed executive privilege to shield information. The investigation has been stymied at every turn by a corrupt Attorney General & administration. People have died. This needs to go forward & those involved need to be held accountable & tried for illegal arms dealing, murder, and suppression of evidence.

In June, President Obama asserted executive privilege over Fast and Furious documents just moments before Attorney General Eric Holder was voted in contempt by the House Oversight Committee.  The House Oversight Committee then filed a lawsuit to challenge the executive privilege. President Obama claimed for more than a year Fast and Furious was a "low level, rogue operation" based in Phoenix but asserted executive privilege anyway. Now, the Department of Justice is asking for the lawsuit to be dismissed.

The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House of Representatives...