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Fast and Furious: DOJ Wants Executive Privilege Lawsuit Dropped

rman859 Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 10:21 AM
Whats wrong with giving drug Lords 1500 assault weapons?

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...