Skip to comments.Issa threatens contempt proceeding against Holder if Justice fails to comply with...subpoenas
Posted on 01/31/2012 4:34:56 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
The head of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is threatening to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress if he fails to comply with congressional subpoenas for documents. Holder has until Feb. 9 to comply. In a four-page letter to Holder, Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., claims the Department of Justice has "misrepresented facts and misled Congress," which began its investigation of Operation Fast and Furious one year ago.
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Issa threatens contempt proceeding against Holder if Justice fails to comply with Fast and Furious subpoenas
WITH A DEADLINE..!!! Niiiiiice...!
Tick, tick, tick.....
If I am Eric Holder, this is my answer.
“Pound sand, the media will back me up.”
I would so like to see Issa’s thread happen! It wont!
Thread = Threat
Could someone explain what it means if Holder is held in contempt of Congress? Is there any kind of negative consequence for Holder? Doesn’t seem like the obama administration gives a flying flip regarding breaking the law.....
This is like Congress saying “Nyaa nyaa and I mean it this time.” And nothing more. The only way they can bring true legal wrath down upon clowns like Holder is go for full impeachment and conviction.
“””Could someone explain what it means if Holder is held in contempt of Congress? Is there any kind of negative consequence for Holder? Doesnt seem like the obama administration gives a flying flip regarding breaking the law.””””””
Serious consequences will happen. The Republicans will send him a letter using ALL CAPS and put it in his personnel file.
"Documents turned over late Friday night indicate (Criminal Division chief Lanny Breuer) was still discussing plans to let guns cross the border with Mexican officials on the same day the department denied to me in writing that ATF would ever let guns walk," Grassley said.
"He stood mute as this administration fought tooth and nail to keep any of this information from coming out for a year. It will take a lot more than a knee-jerk defense from their political allies in Congress to restore public trust in the leadership of the Justice Department. The American people want to see those who failed to act be held accountable," he said.
Ping to Issa’s ungood-bellyfeel response to Holder’s transparent stonewalling attempt to mask his criminality.
Probably Holder will be the next czar of the next made up crisis.......and then become a gatherer of monies for the next Dim's running for POTUS.
And then become a "speaker" for millions of dollars a year...and then pimp the NAACP..for millions of bucks.
It’s only the GOP — just bluster, no balls.
This is definitely an escalation up from stern looks, and arched eyebrows ... maybe we are getting somewhere...
They just look at the Repubs and say..........__________________"You fill in the blank".
“He stood mute as this administration fought tooth and nail to keep any of this information from coming out for a year. It will take a lot more than a knee-jerk defense from their political allies in Congress to restore public trust in the leadership of the Justice Department. The American people want to see those who failed to act be held accountable,” he said
What's the penalty for lying to Congress - it's almost getting easy to prove.
That will get his attention.......LOL
The chances of Issa following through on any threat is about the same as OJ confessing. If they truly were concerned ALL OF THESE PEOPLE WOULD BE IN PRISON ALREADY AWAITING EXECUTION.
After all My President signed an Official Executive Order Declaring a War On Drugs, Our Government has been Preaching the War on Drugs since that Day. Every Last Person involved is GUILTY OF TREASON as far as I am concerned. Now before anybody tries to use the lame excuse that the “War on Drugs” is not a “Real War”. I would like to remind that Neither was Korea, Vietnam, Irag, Gulf War, Libya, Afghanistan.... Those were and are ALL PEACE KEEPING MISSIONS Under the Guise of the United Nations and Not Real Wars either, now go ahead and make your case.
As I read it, the maximum penalties for contempt are trivial.
It's not a news story until we authorise the MSM to cover it.
And we don't plan to do so.
Now you know, and don't have to be a smart ass.
Issa is the real thing and something most tenderfeet around here have not seen before.
I’m not being a smart ass, I’m being a realist. Maybe you could tell me all about the last time a Republican actually completed one of there chest thumping fantasies.
I’ve given up on them, including the silent Tea Party guys that were going to really raise hell.
anyone know whether contempt of congress a crime that Holder;s good friend POTUS can forgive?
And how many documents can be shredded between now and Feb 8th?
In case you missed it.
Issa’s Contempt Letter: