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Republicans open door to negotiating with Holder over contempt push
foxnews.com ^ | 6/13/12 | foxnews.com

Posted on 06/13/2012 3:40:31 PM PDT by ColdOne

Top Republican lawmakers opened the door to negotiating with Eric Holder Wednesday in order to potentially avoid a contempt vote in Congress, a day after the attorney general said he's willing to make "compromises."

Republican lawmakers and Holder are at a standoff over documents pertaining to the failed Fast and Furious gunrunning operation.

After Holder said he's willing to reach a compromise, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., on Wednesday sent a letter to the attorney general urging him to make the committee an offer.

"Let me be clear -- if the Department of Justice submits a serious proposal for how it intends to alter its refusal to produce critical documents subpoenaed by the Committee, I am ready and willing to meet to discuss your proposal," Issa wrote.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: 2deadfeds; 300deadmexicans; atf; banglist; contempt; dea; dhs; doj; fastandfurious; fbi; gunrunner; gunwalker; holder; ice; issa; murdergate; obama; prison

1 posted on 06/13/2012 3:40:34 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Hopefully Issa is the spider and Holder is the fly.


2 posted on 06/13/2012 3:42:25 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

That would make Boehner the cockroach? ;-)


3 posted on 06/13/2012 3:45:22 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: ColdOne

Holder is damned if he does or damned if he doesn’t. He deserves no better.


4 posted on 06/13/2012 3:45:22 PM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: ColdOne
if the Department of Justice submits a serious proposal . . .

"If" is (or should be) a pretty big word.

5 posted on 06/13/2012 3:46:04 PM PDT by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: ColdOne
R I N O Wussies!!! All of them...OUT!
6 posted on 06/13/2012 3:48:13 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: ColdOne
RINOs open door to negotiating with Holder over contempt push

Fixed it

7 posted on 06/13/2012 3:50:14 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (Anybody but Obama.)
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To: ColdOne

Please, please, please get these damned republodems out of my government. They are as culpable as holder and obamalamadindong in this, as well as the demise of our country.


8 posted on 06/13/2012 3:52:52 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Are you behind a "Blade of Grass?")
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To: ColdOne

What’s to negotiate?


9 posted on 06/13/2012 3:52:52 PM PDT by longhorn too
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To: ColdOne

Why is it that Republicans pitch to a 1-run lead in the bottom of the ninth, and then say “let’s flip a coin to see who wins” ?


10 posted on 06/13/2012 3:55:07 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: ColdOne

Obama may blame Bush for Holder’s problems.


11 posted on 06/13/2012 3:55:14 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: ColdOne

RINO orifices


12 posted on 06/13/2012 4:04:24 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: longhorn too

“What’s to negotiate?”

Evidently the RINOs feel that the murder of a US border patrol agent is an issue open to negotiation. Despicable. Absolutely despicable.


13 posted on 06/13/2012 4:05:58 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: ColdOne

What is there to negotiate? Holder was involved in smuggling automatic weapons into Mexico, specifically into the Mexican Drug Cartel’s hands; and AT LEAST 2 Federal Agents were killed with these weapons, plus an unknown number of civilians.

Live like a thug, get charged like a thug. What is there to negotiate?


14 posted on 06/13/2012 4:07:29 PM PDT by Hodar (Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.- A. Schopenhauer)
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To: ColdOne

I wonder if sedition or espionage are still illegal?..
Fast and Furious would qualify as both..

Americas constitution does not deal well with treason..
Must be if we elect bastards we deserve them..
America actually elected a known in your face Marxist as President..

AND then the republicans selected the inventor of Romney-care to run against the inventor of Obama-care..

America generally must have devolved to idiot status..
AND ONLY the democrats know this..


15 posted on 06/13/2012 4:11:13 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: ColdOne

There will be no “compromise.”


16 posted on 06/13/2012 4:13:22 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: ColdOne

Methinks Holder has information that he (mistakenly) thinks will exonorate his miserable butt from prosecution. And he wants to show this information behind closed doors — just between us guys ya know? At my house, okay?

No matter what Holder has, Issa is duty-bound to press forward with the terms of the subpoena. (Please not that there’s been plenty of time to jimmy up some workable forgeries in this case.) And if this “hot stuff” isn’t hot enough, then Issa is EQUALLY duty-bound to hang Holder’s ass!

Aw, to hell with it. Just HANG HOLDER and let the chips fall where they may! What’s the worst that can happen by hanging him?


17 posted on 06/13/2012 4:23:02 PM PDT by DNME (A monarch's neck should always have a noose around it. It keeps him upright. — Robert Heinlein)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

—I said, “My, my ‘my! Said the spider to a fly,
Jump right ahead in my web.”—


18 posted on 06/13/2012 4:23:02 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: ColdOne
Bonehead Boehner does it again — rolls over to protect Dear Leader and his little lapdog Eric Holder. Boehner won't allow a contempt of Congress citation against Holder because he's sold his soul to the Dark Side. Damn Boehner and the other RINOs like him.
19 posted on 06/13/2012 4:25:16 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: ColdOne
Sorry “Witholder” you are too late.

Remember folks that this is the same man who stonewalled the after action investigation of Waco, Texas.

In either case, Obama winning or Obama losing, once the Presidential elections are over nothing will be done to Mr Attorney General “Witholder” because that is the way it is done inside the beltway.

If I was in Congress i would tell Mr “Witholder” the following

Tomorrow starts the reduction of the Department of Justice's budget for the next year. Every day you fail to produce all of the subpoenaed documents the Department loses 4 per cent of its budget. Only complete delivery of the unedited documents will stop this withholding of taxpayer funds. The cuts will start in your personal office and continue through out the rest of the Department if necessary. There will be no recoloring of the money to pay any bills or salary.

Since you have been hell on wheels when private citizens don't respond to your subpoenas it is time for you to receive the same treatment at both a personal and professional level.

20 posted on 06/13/2012 4:29:05 PM PDT by Nip (TANSTAAFL and BOHICA)
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To: ColdOne

OMG GOP - a full year and a half of stonewalling and now you want to COMPROMISE?


21 posted on 06/13/2012 4:34:06 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Hodar
How about, we will settle for life in prison without parole and won't seek the death penalty IF you testify against Obama.

That's a compromise I could vote for.

22 posted on 06/13/2012 4:39:36 PM PDT by precisionshootist
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To: IrishPennant

Without the MSM reporting on it night after night like they would for a GOP Attorney General NOTHING will happen

That is the way it is


23 posted on 06/13/2012 4:43:15 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: uncbob
That is the way it is

Reminds me of my Dad's favorite saying to me..."It is what it is, boy".

24 posted on 06/13/2012 4:47:31 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Are you behind a "Blade of Grass?")
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Lets hope so, huh?


25 posted on 06/13/2012 4:49:40 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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To: longhorn too
What’s to negotiate?

Twenty-five years to life, it it were me doing the negotiating.

26 posted on 06/13/2012 4:51:35 PM PDT by GingisK
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To: ColdOne

It’s a trick. Everybody knows.


27 posted on 06/13/2012 5:00:37 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: ColdOne

Just when I was starting to think the Republicrats had undergone a collective spine transplant...!


28 posted on 06/13/2012 5:00:54 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: All
Republicans open door to negotiating with Holder

We don't negotiate with terrorists.

29 posted on 06/13/2012 5:02:41 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: ColdOne

Good Grief! The damn pubbies ain’t even toe-to-toe with the criminal AG and already they are caving...
Don’t give him an inch!
Make him deliver the docs!

Sheesh!


30 posted on 06/13/2012 5:03:17 PM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: MasterGunner01

boner is as much an enemy to Freedom and Liberty as obama is himself. As a Christian, I am finding it difficult not to hate this pos racist criminal... but I must refrain. I despise him to the power of 10,000!

LLS


31 posted on 06/13/2012 5:51:15 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Hodar
The gop/e leadership sold their souls long ago... what we are seeing are terms of their agreement.

LLS

32 posted on 06/13/2012 5:54:47 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: ColdOne

Does anyone still think voting for RINOs is a good idea? Hey, let’s make one President!


33 posted on 06/13/2012 5:55:14 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: MasterGunner01

I was speaking of both boner and holder... sorry.

LLS


34 posted on 06/13/2012 5:58:06 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
If the gop does not straighten itself up... if jeb bush gives harry reid another subject to bash us (TEA Party) with from the well of the Senate itself... if the leadership does not stop its corrupt progressive ways... I swear on my scared honor that this will be the last election that I ever vote for the gop. I have stopped all donations to the party... I donate only to Conservative PACS and candidates directly... and I tell the gop how the cow ate the cabbage when they call me these days. They are on the verge of losing a life long advocate and a heavy donor. The problem is that they know it... they are doing these things intentionally... and they hate us on the right... and they do not care one damned iota of what we think or do. They want us gone... they want us out of the party... they want us destroyed.

LLS

35 posted on 06/13/2012 6:15:20 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: LibLieSlayer

I was speaking of both boner and holder... sorry.


Imagine if they both went independent and ran together as President and Vice...


36 posted on 06/13/2012 6:17:35 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
Orange and brown... hey they would color coordinate well. One cries and one growls.

LLS

37 posted on 06/13/2012 6:58:15 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: ColdOne

More like Invertibrate RINOs decide to allow Holder a race based pass.

Pullis Femis RINOs.


38 posted on 06/13/2012 8:37:41 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: ColdOne

The Boehner compromise will be: Holder can continue stonewalling Issa and, in return, the House GOP will cancel the contempt vote.


39 posted on 06/13/2012 8:52:35 PM PDT by kevao
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To: ColdOne

Well, the deal’s been inked and signed. Issa let Holder off the hook. “Vote Postponed until review of the ‘new’ documents.”


40 posted on 06/16/2012 1:12:03 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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