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Chaffetz to Congress: Where Are Your Guts on Fast and Furious?

Paul1364 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 7:01 PM
My best guess is that many Republicans are far more concerned about looking like reasonable moderates than they are about fulfilling their responsibility and duty to the American people. Newt has the correct path for them, but they don't have the guts to do it. He suggested defunding the DOJ until Holder is gone. Time to replace Boehner NOW.

Last night the House of Representatives passed the Fast and Furious Accountability Amendment as part of the Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Act. The amendment passed by a vote of 381 to 41 and was sponsored by Republican Reps. Jason Chaffetz, Paul Gosar and Blake Farenthold. Rep. Trey Gowdy wasn't a co-sponsor, but offered strong support for the amendment which prohibits the Department of justice from spending money to cover-up the Fast and Furious scandal. "Covering up" includes making materially false statements, or crafting documents that contain false or fraudulent information.

During debate on the amendment, Chaffetz called on Democrats to step...