Skip to comments.House panel: Let courts decide Fast and Furious
Posted on 11/21/2012 3:36:12 PM PST by TurboZamboni
WASHINGTONA House panel said Wednesday it believes federal courts have the authority to decide a dispute in which Attorney General Eric Holder is refusing to provide Congress with Justice Department documents about a botched criminal investigation into gun-trafficking on the Southwest border. In a 65-page filing about Operation Fast and Furious, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said federal courts have routinely reviewed the validity of congressional inquiries. The lawyers for the House said Holder's contention that courts cannot adjudicate political disputes would permanently shut the courthouse doors to virtually all disputes between the executive and legislative branches.
In court papers filed last month, the Justice Department said the courts must defer to the time-tested political process of stepping aside and letting Congress and the executive resolve their political differences.
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Push ‘em back, push ‘em back, harder, harder... push ‘em back, farther, farther!!!
Zero Holder’s budget, what is so difficult to understand about the power of the purse?
...station a video camera outside Holder’s residence.... Just for starters... these folks are liars....
Government lawyer in court against government lawyers. let the gravy train roll! I expect nothing to come of it....
I haven’t seen or heard much from Issa lately. Is he still around?
Calling Judge Sirica.
Sirica did more to expose Watergate than Woodward and Bernstein. He made them talk except for Gordon Liddy.
They should be shredded in court without one.
Of course they can't submit a list of documents and reasons for privilege because then they will expose their hands.
Either they will clue the committee into new documents they don't have or if they don't list a document which the committee knows of but doesn't "officially" have it could be bad.
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