Bill O’Reilly Perpetuates Fast And Furious ‘Screw Up’ Meme

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Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea

USA –-( “There are threats that Attorney General Eric Holder may be cited for contempt in this case,” Fox News host Bill O’Reilly said last night in reference to the Fast and Furious “gunwalking” scandal. Citing a CBS News Freedom of Information Act request for Department of Justice documents from Holder and his senior staff that resulted in a response consisting of “mostly blank pages,” O’Reilly introduced Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., to explain where the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is on releasing the anticipated citation.

“We are very close to holding Eric Holder in contempt,” Walsh confirmed. “It’s the next step…they’ve been dragging their feet and stonewalling for more than a year. Justice Department is not cooperating with our investigation.”

In the ensuing exchange, O’Reilly asked Walsh about Democrats on the committee, and was told “They appear to be trying to help Holder.”

When Walsh tried to talk about withheld documents, he was interrupted.

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David Codrea is a long-time gun rights advocate who defiantly challenges the folly of citizen disarmament. He is a field editor for GUNS Magazine, and a blogger at The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance. Read more at