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GOP leaders join Issa in pressuring Holder on Fast and Furious

Posted By admin On May 19, 2012 @ 2:34 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Jordy Yager
The Hill [1]
May 19, 2012

House Republican leaders on Friday joined Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) in pressuring Attorney General Eric Holder to turn over documents to congressional investigators in the Fast and Furious case.

Following a 15-month investigation House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) demanded that Holder comply with a 7-month old subpoena or face the consequences.

“As co-equal branches of the U.S. Government, the relationship between the Legislative and Executive branches must be predicated on honest communications and cannot be clouded by allegations of obstruction,” stated the Republican leaders in a letter to Holder sent on Friday.

“If necessary, the House will act to fulfill our Constitutional obligations in the coming weeks.”

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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/homenews/house/228351-gop-leaders-join-issa-in-pressuring-ag-holder-on-fast-and-furious

[2] Issa to Holder: You can still avoid contempt if you give up Fast and Furious documents: http://www.prisonplanet.com/issa-to-holder-you-can-still-avoid-contempt-if-you-give-up-fast-and-furious-documents.html

[3] Issa Says He Wants a Special Prosecutor to Probe ‘Fast and Furious’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/issa-says-he-wants-a-special-prosecutor-to-probe-fast-and-furious.html

[4] Two more congressmen hit Holder for Fast and Furious, 120 now want resignation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/two-more-congressmen-hit-holder-for-fast-and-furious-120-now-want-resignation.html

[5] Eric Holder to testify on Fast and Furious: http://www.prisonplanet.com/eric-holder-to-testify-on-fast-and-furious.html

[6] Justice Dep’t Vague on When Holder First Learned About Operation Fast and Furious: http://www.prisonplanet.com/justice-dep%e2%80%99t-vague-on-when-holder-first-learned-about-operation-fast-and-furious.html

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