NRA Holds A Key To Contempt Vote As Holder Dares Issa To Proceed

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Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea

USA –-( Attorney General Eric Holder failed to produce required documents in this afternoon’s meeting with the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Chairman Darrell Issa indicated this evening in a committee press release. Holder had been expected to provide subpoenaed information related to the government’s Fast and Furious criminal operation, specifically regarding a February 4, 2011 letter from the Department of Justice telling the Committee that “gunwalking” allegations were “false.”

“I had hoped that after this evening’s meeting I would be able to tell you that the Department had delivered documents that would justify the postponement of tomorrow’s vote on contempt,” Issa stated. “The Department told the Committee on Thursday that it had documents it could produce that would answer our questions. Today, the Attorney General informed us that the Department would not be producing those documents. The only offer they made involved us ending our investigation.”

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About David Codrea:
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

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