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April 27, 2012

Republicans Draft Contempt Finding Against Holder; Will File It Unless He Begins Complying In Next Several Weeks

In the LAT. Over the air at Fox, Megyn Kelley said the plan was to file it unless Holder begins complying with document requests.

Republican House leaders have drafted a proposed contempt of Congress citation against Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. in which they charge that he and his Justice Department have repeatedly "obstructed and slowed" the Capitol Hill investigation into [Fast & Furious].


If adopted by the GOP-led House, the contempt resolution would be sent to the U.S. attorney's office in Washington or perhaps an independent counsel in an attempt to force the Justice Department to provide tens of thousands of internal documents to the committee.

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