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Paul Ryan: Eric Holder must go over Fast and Furious

Posted By admin On October 1, 2012 @ 2:39 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Matthew Boyle
Daily Caller [1]
Oct 1, 2012

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan agrees with presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s call for Attorney General Eric Holder to resign, or for President Barack Obama to fire him, over Operation Fast and Furious, a Ryan spokesman told The Daily Caller.

“The congressman agrees with the governor,” Ryan spokesman Brendan Buck told TheDC on Sunday, referring to Mitt Romney’s call [2] for Holder’s resignation or termination over the gunwalking scandal last December.

“Either Mr. Holder himself should resign, or the president should ask for his resignation or remove him,” Romney said in December 2011. “It’s unacceptable for him to continue in that position now given the fact that he has misled Congress and entirely botched the investigation of the Fast and Furious program.”

Ryan’s call for Holder’s ouster over Fast and Furious comes a day after he told a sportsmen’s group that gun owners should be worried about Obama trying to infringe on their Second Amendment rights if he is re-elected. Speaking about Fast and Furious specifically, Ryan said at the Saturday event that such an operation “would never occur under a Romney-Ryan administration,” according to CBS News [3],

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[1] Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2012/09/30/paul-ryan-eric-holder-must-go-over-fast-and-furious/

[2] Mitt Romney’s call: http://dailycaller.com/2011/12/03/romney-demands-eric-holder%E2%80%99s-resignation/

[3] according to CBS News: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57523042/ryan-gun-owners-should-fear-an-obama-re-election/

[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] Obama Should ‘Remove Eric Holder’ and ‘Just Come Clean’ on Fast and Furious, Says Rep. Steve King: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-should-remove-eric-holder-and-just-come-clean-on-fast-and-furious-says-rep-steve-king.html

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

[7] Holder heading to House hot seat, Fast and Furious grilling on the way: http://www.prisonplanet.com/holder-heading-to-house-hot-seat-fast-and-furious-grilling-on-the-way.html

[8] Holder Claims Emails Using Words ‘Fast and Furious’ Don’t Refer to Operation Fast and Furious: http://www.prisonplanet.com/holder-claims-emails-using-words-%e2%80%98fast-and-furious%e2%80%99-don%e2%80%99t-refer-to-operation-fast-and-furious.html

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