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."
Cummings, you buck-stupid, worthless socialist trashpile, you sit there with your teeth in your mouth and your face hanging out and call it a WITCH HUNT???
Guns were sold, illegally, WITH OUR GOVERNMENTS PERMISSION, to Mexico -- TO DRUG GANGS!!! -- obviously to gin up support for gun control. In so doing, your guys harmed (seriously) a foreign country and got a lot of people killed, some of them ours.
AND YOU HAVE THE AUDACITY TO CALL IT A WITCH HUNT.
Watergate was a witch hunt. To some degree, even Monica Lewinski was a witch hunt.
BUT THIS IS NO WITCH HUNT, YOU SOULLESS, IMMORAL, IGNORANT RACE-BASED EXCUSE-MACHINE.
Me to Elisha Cummings, “GFY”...
It is Elijah and his Dem cohorts who have contempt for the institution that they represent, the US Congress, which has been disregarded, attacked, and generally worked around by their Democrat President.
What he said!
And when, pray, will that happen?
What’s good for the goose [Roger Clemens] is good for the gander[Eric Holder].
Wouldn’t you agree, Representative Cummings?
[Rocket is going to kill me for calling him a goose.]
Anyone want to make bets with me that NOTHING is going to happen? We live in a justice system that is owned by the powerful. Look not for justice because it isn’t here unless you are a commie.
MD moron alert
Elijah go to hell! How would you like an obstruction of justice charge against your vile, corrupt hide for starters?
If it were not for their constant vigilance and dilligent work, the Island of Guam would tip over into the ocean due to too many inhabitiants, we never could have sent a man to land on Mars, we would never know what liberals are all about, ie "Guess what this liberal would be all about? This liberal would be about socializing
Would be about, basically, taking over, and the government running all of your companies., nor would we be privy to the true meaning of the term "cold cash"
There isn’t 1/4 of a brain between all of them. They are living examples of the need for sterlization in some cases.
Now is the time for all good men to come to aid of their homies—ah, I mean countrymen.
These clowns are working hard to prove him wrong.
Then again, these folks seem to be type that rise to the top of the heap in all of those other forms of government to torment the rest of society.
At least our Democracy puts limits the amount of damage they can do.
Hundreds of millions of Ukrainians, Kulaks, Russians, Chinese, Jews, Cambodians, Cubans, Vietnamese, Rwandans, Sudanese, Armenians, Indians, Burmese, Central Americans, Eastern Europeans and many more would happily testify to that fact. Tens of millions more would also add to the testimony if they had not been murdered by the fellow travelers and ideological soul mates and of these clowns
cummings is in contempt of the House and of the American people. what a piece of racist garbage!
wonder if Zimmerman’s gun was “walked” by Holder?
Maryland “Freak State” PING!
When Holder coughs up the documents on order of a Judge.
Cummings is an embarrassment.
The Lawn Jockey Speaks!
Rep. Elijah Cummings mumbled a warning from under his hoodie...
I’m sick of Democrats saying things are ‘settled’ when it just means they and their boys in the press agree...