Eric Holder

11:08am

Wed September 19, 2012
The Two-Way

Justice Department Inspector General To Release 'Fast And Furious' Report

Originally published on Wed September 19, 2012 12:54 pm

Update at 2:01 p.m. ET. 14 U.S. Officials Cited For Possible Discipline:

The Justice Department's Inspector General has released the results of an investigation into the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosive's failed gun-walking operation known as "Fast and Furious."

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10:50am

Mon August 13, 2012
The Two-Way

House Republicans Sue AG Holder Over 'Fast And Furious' Documents

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
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House Republicans have gone through with their promise: The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Eric Holder, claiming that he is under contempt for failing to turn over documents related to the failed gun-walking operation Fast and Furious.

Fox News reports they filed the civil case today. Fox adds:

"That decision is expected to be challenged in the court case.

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1:58pm

Fri June 29, 2012
The Two-Way

Justice Will Not Prosecute Holder For Contempt Of Congress

Originally published on Fri June 29, 2012 2:01 pm

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
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The United States Justice Department said it will not prosecute Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress.

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1:15pm

Thu June 28, 2012
The Two-Way

House Set For Vote On Holding Attorney General Holder In Contempt

Originally published on Thu June 28, 2012 3:42 pm

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
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Update at 4:40 p.m. ET. House Votes To Hold Holder In Contempt:

In a dramatic showdown between the branches of government, the Republican-led House voted along party lines to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. This is the first time in history an attorney general has been held in contempt.

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8:28am

Wed June 20, 2012
The Two-Way

White House Exerts Executive Privilege Over 'Fast And Furious' Documents

Originally published on Wed June 20, 2012 1:24 pm

The battle between the Obama administration and the House Oversight and Government over the Fast and Furious operation just ratcheted up another notch. There's word that the White House is exerting executive privilege over documents that the committee's Republican majority has subpoenaed.

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