Skip to comments.Judge: Courts can look into Ariz. 'gun walking' case
Posted on 10/04/2013 10:14:48 AM PDT by sean327
PHOENIX A federal judge has rejected arguments by the Department of Justice that she cannot intercede in a congressional bid to investigate how and why the agency first lied about the Operation Fast and Furious gun walking operation in Arizona.
Judge Amy B. Jackson said federal courts are entitled to determine whether the Obama administration is wrongfully withholding documents from a House panel looking into the now-abandoned practice of letting illegally purchased weapons make their way to Mexico. That practice came to light when walked guns ended up at the scene where Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in 2010.
In her ruling this week, Jackson said the fact the dispute may have political elements is legally irrelevant. More significant, Jackson said just because the fight is between two other branches of government does not deprive courts of their role in deciding who is right.
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Can they also use the same tactic to investigate how ObamaCare was odorifically passed, how the President singlehandedly changed the law AFTER Roberts morphed it from a mandate to buy a service to a “tax”, and the constitutionality of an imperial president re-writing a law at his leisure? This is no longer the ‘law of the land’, it is the law of one man.
I would think they could, but the real question is will they? Short answer, no way in hell.
iT’S ABOUT TIME....TIC...TOCK..TIC..TOCK....we’re coming for Eric the Holder of information and incriminating E-mails
I was thinking boxers or briefs. Sorry.
Is Holder actually trying to say that a judge has no right to look into what the Just Us Dept is/was doing?
Essentially, yes. I think, boiled down, the argument was, those nasty Republicans in congress are being mean to me, so tell them to stop.
Kewl. And she’s an Obastard appointee, too.
This smells like something Holder knew full well he was going to lose, but is just killing time. This took months.
Why piss into the wind when it’s blatantly obvious we no longer are Constitutional Republic (haven’t been for some time)?
Can you, or anyone, point to anything that’s been Constitutionally based? How about jail/prison/fired for those NOT so based (Issa? HELLO)?