Justice Department IG Report Refutes Many Issa Claims From Fast and Furious Scandal

By: Wednesday September 19, 2012 3:08 pm

A Justice Department Inspector General’s report on the Fast and Furious matter largely exonerates Attorney General Eric Holder, claiming that he knew nothing about the gun-running operation until after the death of a US Border Patrol agent.


Rogues and Regimes: America’s Arms Industry Helps Murder Thousands, Privatizes the Profits and Socializes the Costs

By: Sunday July 22, 2012 11:50 am

If there were a suspected al Qaeda operation in Mexico, and the US Government knew that arms dealers in US border states were selling massive quantities of arms for delivery to that al Qaeda operation, what do you think the US government would do to those arms dealers?

Holder Charges GOP Attacking Him for His Work Against Voter Suppression

By: Tuesday July 3, 2012 12:45 pm

In his first interview since being held in contempt by the House of Representatives, Attorney General Eric Holder charges that he has been turned into a symbol by the Republican Party, as a means to attack the President. In doing so, he veers close to the kind of conspiracy theories that have characterized the Republican approach to the Fast and Furious scandal.

US House Plans to Sue Administration Over Executive Privilege in Fast and Furious Case

By: Monday July 2, 2012 8:40 am

House Speaker John Boehner indicated on Sunday that he would take the Administration to court over documents requested in the Oversight Committee investigation into the Fast and Furious scandal.

House Finds Holder in Contempt of Congress

By: Thursday June 28, 2012 2:39 pm

Because there wasn’t enough news today, the House of Representatives has voted to find Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. This is the first time a sitting cabinet member has been held in contempt in US history.

The final vote was a thin 255-67. That’s because 108 House Democrats did not vote on the measure, walking out in protest.

Congressional Black Caucus to Walk Out of Holder Contempt Vote

By: Thursday June 28, 2012 9:30 am

The Congressional Black Caucus plans to walk out en masse from the House chamber during the vote today to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. The CBC believes that the contempt vote is a ploy to embarrass the President and his Administration.

On Eve of Contempt Vote, Revelation that Fast and Furious Is a Convenient Fiction

By: Wednesday June 27, 2012 12:50 pm

a piece from Fortune magazine reveals that the Fast and Furious investigation was not as it has been portrayed, particularly in conservative media. First of all, it was not a so-called “gun-walking” investigation. It turns out that lax gun laws here made it nearly impossible.

House Sets Holder Contempt Vote for Thursday

By: Tuesday June 26, 2012 7:40 am

The House of Representatives has scheduled a contempt vote for Attorney General Eric Holder for Thursday, over his refusal to release certain documents related to the Justice Department’s response to the Fast and Furious “scandal.”

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