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Issa Subpoenas Holder in Fast & Furious Probe

House Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) today subpoenaed Attorney General Eric Holder for documents Issa says the Justice Department is withholding related to the Fast and Furious operation, Fox News is reporting. Holder said he would “undoubtedly” comply with the request. From the report. “Top Justice Department officials, including Attorney General Holder, know… Continue Reading

Why Obama’s Flacks Bullied a CBS Reporter

President Obama’s press office bullies are in high gear, a sure sign that there are legs to the story about Attorney General Eric Holder’s potential perjury before the House Judiciary Committee. CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson is doggedly pursuing the case, reporting that Holder knew about the Fast and Furious operation well before he said he… Continue Reading

Carney Can’t Explain False Holder Testimony

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today was unable to explain apparent inconsistencies in testimony by Attorney General Eric Holder before Congress, but he brushed off calls by Republicans for a special prosecutor to investigate whether Holder committed perjury. Holder is accused by Republicans of potentially misleading the Judiciary Committee when he testified that he… Continue Reading

House GOP Wants Special Counsel to Probe Holder

Well, this scandal is developing . . . fast and furiously. It’s always the coverup, you know? House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith sent a letter Tuesday to President Obama requesting a special counsel to investigate whether Attorney General Eric Holder perjured himself May 3 when he told the Judiciary Committee that he had only… Continue Reading

Gungate: ATF Director Kenneth Melson Ousted

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Acting Director Kenneth Melson, who has been in hot water with the Justice Department for trying to talk to Congress about the disastrous Fast and Furious operation, has been transferred to another post within DOJ, according to reports. Melson’s transfer – ATF is part of DOJ – and… Continue Reading

Holder May be Held in Contempt of Congress

It seems that Attorney General Holder could be held in contempt of Congress by┬áHouse Oversight and Government Reform Committee for failing to provide documents requested by Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) in his investigation of the bungled Operation Fast and Furious. In one of the most underreported news items of the year, the administration stands accused… Continue Reading