Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.
Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.
Republicans on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee are taking the first steps to cite Attorney General Eric Holder with contempt over his role in the Fast and Furious operation, CBS News reports.
The government says that 68,000 guns recovered by Mexican authorities in the past five years have been traced back to the United States.