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Showdown: DOJ Responds to Holder Contempt Citation With Same Excuses

SFA7392 Wrote: May 16, 2012 1:44 PM
Obumphuck and his minions treat the US House about the same way Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus treated the Roman Senate about 40 A.D.
Ann272 Wrote: May 16, 2012 2:04 PM
and as Gibbon informed us, emperors travelled for conquest and control of the Empire. Otherwise it looked as if they were evading duty!
Imiss40 Wrote: May 16, 2012 1:53 PM

The Obama Justice Department is hitting back against looming contempt charges for Attorney General Eric Holder over stonewalling and the refusal to comply with a congressional subpoena issued back in October 2011. Deputy Attorney General James Cole is defending his boss against allegations of a cover-up and against contempt charges.

In a letter from Cole to Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa, Cole writes, "We believe that a contempt proceeding would be unwarranted given the information the Department has disclosed to the Committee to date; unprecedented given the law enforcement sensitivities at issue; and ill-advised given the...