Skip to comments.Elijah Cummings to Darrell Issa: Stop ‘witch hunt’
Posted on 04/30/2012 5:33:45 PM PDT by ColdOne
Rep. Elijah Cummings warned Rep. Darrell Issa against turning a potential contempt resolution against Attorney General Eric Holder over the Fast and Furious scandal into an election-year witch hunt, he wrote in a letter late last week.
Holding someone in contempt of Congress is one of the most serious and formal actions our Committee can take, and it should not be used as a political tool to generate press as part of an election-year witch hunt against the Obama Administration, the Maryland Democrat wrote Friday to Issa, the California Republican who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Last Thursday, the Los Angeles Times reported that House Speaker John Boehner had given the green light to Issa to pursue a contempt citation against Holder and the Justice Department for failing to comply with the panels investigation into the controversial program. The paper reportedly obtained a 48-page draft of the document, prompting Cummings, in his letter, to accuse Issa of leaking it to the press before distributing it to the committee.
Leaking a draft contempt citation that Members of our Committee have never seen suggests that you are more interested in perpetuating your partisan political feud in the press than in obtaining any specific substantive information relating to the Committees investigation,
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Agents are dead and this is a “witch hunt”?
holder should be held in contempt of America, to reflect the contempt he has for her.
America waits for prosecution of the new black panthers for direct and recorded voter intimidation as well as the more recent illegal terroristic threats and calls for direct violence against a private citizen.
Issa, do NOT be cowed by these cows!
..Yo Elijaaa, if Odumbo didn't stonewall and have Holdit come clean and resign the investigation would have be over a year ago....we already know where the witches are, the hunt's been over since Odumbo took office
Paging Caspar Weinberger...
Only Democrats are allowed to file charges against Republicans in the months leading up to an election.
It's only a witch hunt when Republicans do it.
Know this. After almost a year, Holder has not even answered who signed off on the Fast & Furious operation.
Holder is going down. Who will go with him?
>the Fast and Furious scandal into an election-year witch hunt,
Holder committed the crime long before this election year got here you babbling moronic POS.
Eric Holder’s contempt for congress and everything else American is obvious.
This has been going on for a very long time...when is it time to hold this bast—d in contempt?
Note to Cummings:
Get your head on straight & see Holder for what he really is.
Democrats cannot keep Holder from going down. The more they try, the more they will get tarnished, also.
More proof that safe seats for Democrats is also known as full employment act for dummies. Without a safe congressional seat, would Cummings even be employable? No.
I’d bet dollars to doughnut holes Elijah keeps stacks of twenty dollar bills in the back of his freezer.
Ah, Issa must be getting close!!!
I was going to say severed heads (think Idi Amin) but that’s just me being silly.
I’m still trying to figure out why Roger (The Rocket) Clemens is facing jailtime and spending hundreds of thousands to fit a “contempt of Congress” charge. the Dems witness is a convicted perjurer, who is Telling The Truth and The Rocket isn’t.
What a bunch of idiots!
Nope, not until holder’s in jail.
fight not “Fit” Sorry. Fingers don’t type so good.
Playing de race card...what a shock. Cummings is a halfwit and Eric Holder has lots to answer to. These two are part of the BRA command and control structure.
Obama: If I had an
son uncle, he'd look like Trayvon Elijah."
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