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  • GOP to Justice: Stop hiding ex-IRS lawyer

    09/05/2014 10:17:49 AM PDT · by blueyon · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/04/14 | Bernie Becker
    A top House Republican on Thursday accused the Justice Department of helping a former department lawyer duck an interview about the IRS’s improper scrutiny of Tea Party groups. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) pressed Attorney General Eric Holder to provide contact information for Andrew Strelka to the House Oversight Committee by Friday. Republicans say that Strelka’s tenure with the government illustrates a conflict of interest in the Obama administration’s investigation into the IRS scandal. Strelka once worked for Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the controversy. After moving to the Justice Department, Strelka defended the IRS against...
  • The DOJ Lawyer Who Booed Paul Ryan

    01/22/2013 7:18:41 PM PST · by 4buttons · 37 replies
    The Corner@NRO ^ | January 22, 2013 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    Eliana Johnson noted yesterday on the Corner that a lawyer in the Voting Section of the Department of Justice, Dan Freeman, proudly announced on his Facebook page that he “started the crowd booing when Paul Ryan came out” at the inauguration.
  • Live Streaming Link to Contempt Hearing on Holder (my title)

    06/20/2012 8:22:20 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 181 replies
    Congress US Government ^ | Today | Comittee on oversight and government reform
    Link to streaming live video feed on the contempt hearing on Holder and Fast and Furious.
  • Examiner Editorial: Holder needs to come clean on Fast and Furious

    06/13/2012 4:52:42 AM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 12 June, 2012 | NA
    The House Government Reform and Oversight committee is expected to vote, next week, on whether to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. It is the fourth time Congress has scheduled such a vote against an executive branch member in the past 30 years. In this case, it is completely justified. The pending contempt vote stems from Holder's failure to turn over thousands of documents related to the Justice Department's handling of Operation Fast and Furious. Under the program, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives allowed the sale of guns to Mexico, where they ended up...