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GOP backing down from Holder contempt resolution
Examiner ^ | June 5, 2012 | Jim Kouri -- Law Enforcement Examiner

Posted on 06/06/2012 6:28:32 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

While Rep. Darryl Issa (R-CA) is eager to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of congress for failing to provide all records and information regarding the controversial Operation Fast and Furious gun-smuggling fiasco, a number of GOP members of his committee appear to be getting "cold feet at the thought of going up against Holder," a law enforcement source in Washington, D.C. said on Sunday.

As a result Rep. Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, may not have the full support of his fellow Republicans in taking action against Holder and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and therefore he'll lack the votes to proceed with the contempt resolution and his investigation, according to the Law Enforcement Examiner source.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2deadfeds; 300deadmexicans; atf; banglist; brianterry; dea; dhs; doj; fastandfurious; fbi; gunrunner; gunwalker; holder; ice; jaimezapata; murdergate; obama; terry; zapata
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1 posted on 06/06/2012 6:28:38 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Venturer; LucyT; Nachum; ThePatriotsFlag; Marine_Uncle

fyi


2 posted on 06/06/2012 6:30:39 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Well let’s get a list and give them some cajonies.


3 posted on 06/06/2012 6:30:43 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Freaking little pussies.


4 posted on 06/06/2012 6:31:23 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com


5 posted on 06/06/2012 6:31:53 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Who are these members? If they cannot protect the borders of the US...then OUT they must go.


6 posted on 06/06/2012 6:32:56 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: kempster
Got the link from a comment to the HotAir article ....see this thread:

Darrell Issa: Wiretap approvals show high-ranking DOJ were plenty aware of Fast & Furious gunwalking

7 posted on 06/06/2012 6:32:56 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

8 posted on 06/06/2012 6:33:31 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: tillacum

No Idea.


9 posted on 06/06/2012 6:34:26 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Someone, or some agency, got to them.
Otherwise, Holder would already be cooked.
FOUR MORE MONTHS!!!!


10 posted on 06/06/2012 6:35:08 PM PDT by lgjhn23
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

They should’ve prosecuted Holder months ago.. Now it’s too close to the election to do it.. THERE IS ALWAYS A REASON NOT TO DO IT, MEANWHILE MORE DAMAGE IS BEING DONE TO OUR COUNTRY WHICH MAKES THEM ACCOMPLICES.


11 posted on 06/06/2012 6:35:42 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Throw out the elephant. The new symbol of the Republican party is a mewing little kitten.

12 posted on 06/06/2012 6:36:24 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

This article - or one like it - has been put out there twice in the last two weeks.

IMO it’s trash - but we shall see what the real/whole story is soon enough.

Considering the aggressive posturing by Issa, this story seems like crap... at minimum only a part of a bigger picture.

I’m happy to wait and see.


13 posted on 06/06/2012 6:37:49 PM PDT by Principled
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Boehner is being blackmailed, I have no doubt about it.
14 posted on 06/06/2012 6:37:49 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
So the GOP's spineless jellyfish in Congress are going to leave Issa hangin' out to dry. Emboldened by their Fearless Leader, John Boehner.

Can't say I'm surprised. Monumentally pi$$ed but not surprised.

15 posted on 06/06/2012 6:44:07 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (My dog, yes. My wife, maybe. My gun....NEVER!)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
Now it’s too close to the election to do it..

Justice delayed is justice denied. Justice has been denied Brian Terry's family for far too long.
16 posted on 06/06/2012 6:44:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Principled
Hmm...so the story has been out there...OK

Big hearing of Holder tomorrow....

Well see what happens.

17 posted on 06/06/2012 6:49:44 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Until this whole gaggle of spinless, sissypussy, worthless RINOs is thrown out of office, we'll get slapped all over by these criminals infesting our Execute Branch.

Why in the world does this disgusting racist Holder scare these jackwagons? Right now, and for the last 3 years, this stinking punk has trashed our Constitution and spit on all "white" voters, and this congress is going to let this pig continue?

WTF is going on with the republican leadership?

18 posted on 06/06/2012 6:52:08 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: The Cajun

>>Boehner is being blackmailed, I have no doubt about it. <<

More people than Boehner is being blackmailed.


19 posted on 06/06/2012 6:55:17 PM PDT by B4Ranch (There's Two Choices... Stand Up and Be Counted ... Or Line Up and Be Numbered .)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

It doesn’t matter. Holder will be forced to resign by the end of summer.

He’ll have to as the GOP sets this issue up to be a continuous drum beat throughout the summer. They will steal headlines, dampen enthusiasm and cut into any narative Obama and his team try to introduce.

Obama will have to relieve pressure ask for Holder to resign. He also needs to shut up Bill Clinton — perhaps he’ll ask Bill to be AG, lol.


20 posted on 06/06/2012 6:55:46 PM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: Secret Agent Man

I am not sure of the motive, but in the end it would not have made any difference. The only thing it would have done is referred the matter to the US Atty for the District of Columbia, Ronald C. Machen Jr. and guess what he would have done?


21 posted on 06/06/2012 6:57:33 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

If we could get Holder to switch parties to Republican, the crybaby would arrange for his prosecution in a minute.


22 posted on 06/06/2012 7:01:00 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Sorry Ernest_ I mean that I’ve read the story or something just like it from differing sources - not yours. Sorry for the misunderstanding. My fault.

I’ll be checking on the hearings tomorrow myself... and hoping for a spine. Walker’s win may help.


23 posted on 06/06/2012 7:02:35 PM PDT by Principled
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

There is no better time to go after Holder than in the run-up to the next election—just when he is setting up his anti-anti-vote-fraud posse of Communist lawyers to fan out into big states and swing states like Texas, Arizona, Florida, Wisconsin, and Pa. A dose of Gunwalker would distract him right perty.


24 posted on 06/06/2012 7:07:16 PM PDT by SamuraiScot
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
The NYT just admitted that a story reporting that John Boehner had “opened direct negotiations with the Department of Justice aimed at resolving a dispute over subpoenaed information" was false.

http://dailycaller.com/2012/06/06/reporter-violated-nyt-ethics-code-with-false-fast-and-furious-story/#ixzz1x4OZrv2g

Seems the MSM is doing everything to create the impression that Republicans are caving.
25 posted on 06/06/2012 7:20:45 PM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

What a bunch of weinies.


26 posted on 06/06/2012 7:29:33 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Things where just looking to good as to the potential to peg Holder to the wall.


27 posted on 06/06/2012 7:30:18 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned.)
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To: Principled

“The aggressive posturing by Issa” has been going on since at least February, which is the first time he threatened Holder with a contempt citation, which was certainly not his first move.

There’s no reason whatsoever to believe that anything has changed for the better.


28 posted on 06/06/2012 7:32:03 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Of course they are. Bunch of yellow bellied cowards.

GOP...this is what we have to look forward to?

The American people are being totally hoodwinked by both of these political parties.


29 posted on 06/06/2012 7:35:09 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: NormsRevenge; Thrownatbirth; LucyT; Nachum; Marine_Uncle; SierraWasp; TigersEye; SunkenCiv
See #25!

Getting really interesting!

30 posted on 06/06/2012 7:35:35 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Excuse me, February (actually January 31) was the first written threat. He had threatened Holder with contempt during a hearing on December 8, 2011:

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1211/70078.html

That’s six months of empty threats. Makes a mother at K-Mart look like a strict disciplinarian.


31 posted on 06/06/2012 7:35:35 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: laweeks; cripplecreek

“WTF is going on with the republican leadership?”

It’s the same “leadership” that failed to punish the Clinton Cartel in the 90s.

Nothing has really changed, yet I see people get all worked up like something is actually going to be done about all this corruption.

Einstein’s definition of insanity is continuing to do the same things over again, and expecting different results.

Is “President Romney” going to actually return rule of law to this country? That’s the biggest joke ever, and it is on US.


32 posted on 06/06/2012 7:59:00 PM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: Thrownatbirth
That is a Hot story....

I started this thread:

Reporter violated NYT ethics code with false Fast and Furious story

The MSM Understands how dangerous this story is to Holder and Obama!

33 posted on 06/06/2012 8:07:23 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Daunting to consider going up against La Cosa Demo!


34 posted on 06/06/2012 8:08:00 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 52% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
GOP backing down from Holder contempt resolution

The sooner those RINO impostors are replaced, the better, as far as I'm concerned.

Who'da thought the Dem Thugs have more tetosterone?

35 posted on 06/06/2012 8:29:17 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: Thrownatbirth
Guess my search was lousy...someone had already posted the story....See :

Reporter violated NYT ethics code with false Fast and Furious story

36 posted on 06/06/2012 8:38:24 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: B4Ranch
>>Boehner is being blackmailed, I have no doubt about it. <<
More people than Boehner is being blackmailed.

Ya mean the ol' Arkansaw debate/discussion is back "on?"

37 posted on 06/06/2012 8:41:49 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: Principled
See link at post #36.

So this could be a false story just as easily....

38 posted on 06/06/2012 9:16:01 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: kempster; Ernest_at_the_Beach
"...Well let’s get a list and give them some cajonies..."

Patience until August, kempster.

Issa is on their case like a pit-bull!

Timing is important in an election-major year.

See what happens by August - everybodys' ass is on the line then ............................................FRegards

39 posted on 06/06/2012 9:19:24 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: publius911

Without a doubt!


40 posted on 06/06/2012 9:23:01 PM PDT by B4Ranch (There's Two Choices... Stand Up and Be Counted ... Or Line Up and Be Numbered .)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Not everyone thinks Issa is backing down. He just called Holder a liar and says he now has the proof.

New Documents Show Senior DOJ Officials Were Informed of Gunwalking in Fast and Furious

41 posted on 06/06/2012 9:49:08 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Thrownatbirth
From the article:
"The Times’ ethics code says the publication takes these violations seriously. “We will not tolerate such behavior,” reads the policy.

It’s unclear if the Times intends to hold Savage accountable for the report. Times spokeswoman Danielle Rhoades-Ha has not responded to TheDC’s repeated requests for comment.


Yeah. Right. The bull shit continues to flow out of the barn. Time for me to call it a day E., do have a great upcoming day.
42 posted on 06/06/2012 10:02:49 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned.)
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To: Marine_Uncle
Nite....headed that way myself.

Hearings tomorrow.

Ccould be very interesting.

43 posted on 06/06/2012 10:28:20 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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To: B4Ranch

I would bet there are a bunch of government people including legislators who have real dirty money in their accounts. Some have probably even taken Soros money knowingly or unknowingly. They can’t afford to let this be known.


44 posted on 06/06/2012 10:40:29 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: KarlInOhio
Throw out the elephant. The new symbol of the Republican party is a mewing little kitten.

Kittens are too cute... it should be something that stinks, causes revulsion and discomfort when talked about, and is a pain in the ass.
I nominate the dingleberry.

45 posted on 06/06/2012 11:22:25 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Speaker “Bonehead” Boehner (aka “The Sobber”) and Barry (aka “Usurper”) are golf buddies. Bonehead wants to kill any action that would reflect badly on his buddy Barry and is afraid the Washington press corps will say bad things about him (and hurt his inflated self esteem). Therefore, Bonehead will do nothing.

Attention House Republicans: It's time to retire this POS from a leadership position and replace him with someone that has a spine of steel and an iron will. I’d start with Allen West (R-FL).

46 posted on 06/07/2012 2:13:17 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Greta Van Susteren was all over Michael Grimm on her show on the obvious slow-walking by Holder and the lack of action on the Repubicans’ part. “When are you going to file contempt charges? The clock has about ticked out on this one” She was great...and has Issa on tomorrow night. Grimm (and I do like him) couldn’t keep up with her. She’s good, very good.


47 posted on 06/07/2012 2:22:54 AM PDT by SueRae (The Tower of Sauron falls on 11.06.2012)
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To: laweeks

“WTF is going on with the republican leadership?”

Simple, they are not leaders. They are spineless, political creatures. All they are concerned about is their political survival, not what is best their constituents or our Country. They are a disgusting bunch and need to be voted out of office and replaced with individual who understand our Constitution. Term limits on Congress is required.


48 posted on 06/07/2012 2:51:09 AM PDT by Shane (When Injustice Becomes Law, RESISTANCE Becomes DUTY.----T.Jefferson)
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To: Shane

They should’ve prosecuted Holder months ago.. Now it’s too close to the election to do it.. THERE IS ALWAYS A REASON NOT TO DO IT, MEANWHILE MORE DAMAGE IS BEING DONE TO OUR COUNTRY WHICH MAKES THEM ACCOMPLICES...

There is NEVER as good a time to oust Holder as there is right now. They have the creep on the ropes with some really hard evidence and should go for the throat and use it. As far as the repub’s go, they need to “go”. If they haven’t the courage to do the job, get someone else in there.


49 posted on 06/07/2012 4:53:56 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Usagi_yo
He also needs to shut up Bill Clinton — perhaps he’ll ask Bill to be AG, lol.

Right..appoint a disbarred lawyer to be AG. That is within Obamas playbook. Never happen though. They hate each other from years gone by.

50 posted on 06/07/2012 6:29:22 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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