U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Republicans On Oversight Panel Taking First Steps To Cite Holder With Contempt

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.


ATF Special Agent in Charge John A. Torres handles one of about 125 weapons confiscated during what the federal authorities say is the largest gang takedown in United States history at a press conference to announce the arrests of scores of alleged gang members and associates on federal racketeering and drug-trafficking charges on May 21, 2009 in the Los Angeles-area community of Lakewood, Calif. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

ATF: Mexican Authorities Seize 68,000 Guns From US In Past 5 Years

The government says that 68,000 guns recovered by Mexican authorities in the past five years have been traced back to the United States.