June 28th, 2012
07:47 AM ET
2 years ago

House to vote on holding Attorney General Holder in contempt

Washington (CNN) – The U.S. House will vote Thursday on holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for withholding documents involving the failed Fast and Furious weapons crackdown.

"We're going to proceed," Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters Wednesday. "We've given them ample opportunity to reply."

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  1. Dave

    This is nothing more than a bunch of Congressional do-nothing Republicans going after anything they can to nick the Obama administration. Just remember... What goes around comes around.

    June 28, 2012 08:02 am at 8:02 am |
  2. s

    the should hold a vote on contempt on themselves for lack of work. that is fraud taking tax payers money and not working at all

    June 28, 2012 08:14 am at 8:14 am |
  3. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    Boehner's congress is the most disgusting, vile, inept, terrorist group that was elected to bring our country down. It is also a first and is amazing that they would dare vote on anything that does not restrict women's reproductive rights.

    June 28, 2012 08:37 am at 8:37 am |
  4. Republican failed america

    Boehner need to be charge for treason he stoping every agenda that president Obama is trying to help the country.
    Vote all republicans out of the office.

    June 28, 2012 08:40 am at 8:40 am |
  5. GROVER NORQUIST IS A ENEMY OF THE STATE/ConservaFASCISTS

    Not only should the Congressional Black Caucus walk out, so should every Democrat in the House. SHAME ON YOU DARRYL ISSA & SPKR BONEHEAD!!!

    June 28, 2012 08:46 am at 8:46 am |
  6. Ancient Texan

    What are they (Holder and Obama) hiding? Turn over the documents and if there is nothing showing guilt, it's over.

    June 28, 2012 08:57 am at 8:57 am |
  7. WiredweirdinSF

    Will he send in the Black Panthers to try to intimidate Congress to vote his way? He authorized it in Philadelphia, but has denied states wanting voter id laws to try to stop the SEIU/ACORN from stealing more elections like they did in the 2008. He is very contemptible.

    June 28, 2012 09:20 am at 9:20 am |