And why has he been stonewalling on the production of documents under subpoena?
The House committee on Oversight and Government Reform wants answers.
Issa takes step toward holding Holder in contempt of Congress
By Matthew Boyle | The Daily Caller
On Tuesday Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House committee on Oversight and Government Reform, took a major step toward holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his failure to provide subpoenaed documents and other information about Operation Fast and Furious.
In a Jan. 31 letter, Issa had threatened Holder with such a move if he failed to provide all the subpoenaed documents relating to the Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal by Feb. 9. That deadline has come and gone, and Holder’s Department of Justice still hasn’t provided most of those documents. Issa’s subpoena dates back to Oct. 12, 2011.
The Attorney General has had ample opportunity to comply with the subpoena and is clearly stonewalling (and has been for months). Time and past time for both contempt hearings and a special prosecutor