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GOP lawmakers and Democratic puppets of NRA vote to cite Eric Holder for contempt

Kooks and cowards DO THEIR THING:

The House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt for refusing to turn over documents tied to the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting — a discredited operation that has become a sharp point of contention between Democrats and Republicans in Washington.

The 255-67 vote marked the first time in American history that the head of the Justice Department has been held in contempt by Congress. Almost every House Republican backed the measure, along with 17 Democrats.

A large number of Democrats — including members of the Congressional Black Caucus and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — walked off the House floor in protest and refused to participate in the vote.

The criminal contempt charge refers the dispute to District of Columbia U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen, who will decide whether to file charges against Holder. Most legal analysts do not expect Machen — an Obama appointee who ultimately answers to Holder — to take any action.

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  1. There is actually a new scandal brewing involving USDOJ third-in-command Tony West, and US Ambassador to Australia Jeff Bleich, please see @:

    http://tinyurl.com/USDOJTONYWEST

  2. No wonder the ratings for congress have hit bottom. Can’t work on meaningful legislation but will go to the end of the world to look for the boogeyman.

  3. Luke Fredrickson

    Looks like a high-tech lynching…

  4. Neftali

    If the GOP really wants to recruit the Hispanic vote, they are missing out on a heck of an opportunity. Hundreds of Mexicans were killed as a result of the US Government giving weapons to drug cartels. Republicans want to get to the bottom of it and hold those in charge accountable, Democrats don’t.

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