Rep. Darrell Issa
House Republican officials say they’re willing to negotiate an end to a potential constitutional confrontation in a document dispute, but only if the Obama administration turns over more emails and memos related to the flawed “Fast and Furious” gun-tracking operation.
In a mounting confrontation with congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege Wednesday to withhold documents a House committee is seeking. The panel neared a vote on citing Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt.
The Republican chairman of a House investigative panel says he’s concerned about allegations that Secret Service agents cavorted with prostitutes in Colombia, saying such activities would severely compromise presidential security.