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GOP Congressman Refuses To Question Holder: Any Other American 'Would Be In Jail'

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WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Department subpoena “would be in jail.” 306 more words


Issa accuses Democratic counterpart of obstructing IRS investigation

(CNN) — Just when it seems impossible for things to get uglier between the two heads of a key House investigative committee, they have.

Hours after Democrat Elijah Cummings accused House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa of engaging in “McCarthyism,” Issa shot back with a letter to Cummings accusing him of obstructing the committee’s IRS investigation, and even contributing to the agency’s targeting of conservative grass roots groups. 445 more words


Oversight committee to meet to consider contempt for Lois Lerner

 House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s ranking member, Rep. Elijah Cummings and chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa convene a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 16, 2014. 141 more words


Issa subpoenas ATF over 'mismanaged' gun operation

Rep Darrell Issa has subpoena-ed the ATF for information about what he calls a “dangerously mismanaged” program, which originally was launched to get crime guns off the street.  247 more words

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