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Will Obama’s Fast and Furious Executive Privilege be Overturned by Federal Judge?

September 1, 2012
Godfather Politics

For over a year, the House Oversight Committee, chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa(R-CA) has been trying to investigate the failed and botched federal gun walking program known as Operation Fast and Furious.  U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and his Justice Department has fought Issa every step of the way, trying to prevent the House committee from learning the truth about the program.

In June of this year, the House voted to hold Holder in criminal contempt of Congress for failing to abide by congressional subpoenas and refusing to provide requested documents.  In an act of outright defiance and abuse of the law, Holder instructed Judge Ron Machen, U.S. Attorney for Washington D.C., to ignore the criminal contempt charge and do not enforce it.  Additionally, President Barack Obama exerted his executive privilege to protect his top legal puppet and seal the documents that the House had subpoenaed.

This has prompted the House to file civil contempt charges against Holder.  By filing this type of contempt lawsuit, they are asking a federal judge to overrule Obama’s executive privilege and force Holder to turn over the documents that the committee believes to be necessary to their investigations.

The question is, will a federal judge be willing to uphold the civil contempt charge and invalidate Obama’s executive privilege in the matter?

And now… the rest of the story. …..
2 Comments leave one →
  1. TruthandFreedom permalink
    February 1, 2013 5:31 am

    A judge was going to rule on it the 1st week of February, but now the House and the White House are suppose to be working on some sort of deal!! Sounds like crap to me!! We the people just want the damn truth!! No deals, put the crap in plain view and let it play out!
    Judge postponed ruling until April 24th. We want a non-corrupt government…. listen Congress this is why your rating is so low, you don’t represent the people!!! We want leaders, not butt kissers!

  2. September 1, 2012 8:04 pm

    I am wondering if this whole idea is to hold-off legal action until after the election, where Ob will be able to grant all of his criminals amnesty. Beat the law and send his trash home with mega-bucks. They will then live like kings while laughing at us lowly Americans. I am afraid that if we threw all the congressional frauds in a pot, we would be lucky to formulate enough true patriotic American lawmakers to enforce the laws they swore to do.

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