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Justice Dept. tries to cut Fast and Furious deal with Congress
The Daily Caller ^ | 6/5/12 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 06/05/2012 6:31:08 PM PDT by Nachum

The Department of Justice told Republican House leadership in a Tuesday letter that it hopes to reach an agreement with congressional overseers on how much information about Operation Fast and Furious it is required to hand over.

Congressional Republicans have threatened to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for not fully complying with a 22-part subpoena served last October.

The letter comes amid reports that House oversight committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa has obtained evidence proving that senior Justice Department officials approved Operation Fast and Furious gunwalking tactics.

The Justice Department letter was in response to a request Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy and Issa sent in mid-May.

“Following the receipt of your letter, the department has had a number of constructive conversations with staff aimed at satisfying the legitimate goals of congressional oversight while, at the same time, ensuring the integrity and independence of the department’s law enforcement efforts,” Deputy Attorney General James Cole wrote to those congressional leaders on Tuesday afternoon.

Holder and the DOJ, he added, think the GOP leadership’s May 18 letter “was a helpful step toward reaching a resolution of the issues in dispute.”

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events
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I had no idea Monty Hall was working at the Justice Dept. -

Let's Make A Deal-

Eric Holder... Come on Down!!!

1 posted on 06/05/2012 6:31:13 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/

Let’s make a DOPE DEAL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWxX7eQ3DLo


2 posted on 06/05/2012 6:33:59 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

I like the precedent that I do not have to disclose everything to the dept. of JustUs.


3 posted on 06/05/2012 6:41:54 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (Another day. Another small provocation. Another step closer.)
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To: Nachum
Great!

Just when we need a....

ugly_dog

Junk Yard Dog

We end up with this....

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Pussy Cat

4 posted on 06/05/2012 6:44:04 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Nachum

This shows Holder is nervous...Hold him in contempt and frog march him out and seize the documents to prosecute him!


5 posted on 06/05/2012 6:44:40 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: jakerobins

Holder is holding out for a reduced sentence.


6 posted on 06/05/2012 6:46:57 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: Nachum

Stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling... stalling...


7 posted on 06/05/2012 6:49:20 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Nachum

He has to go. His latest crime is ordering Florida to halt updating it’s voter registration list and sending harassers to states where he is set up to cheat with illegals and other voter fraud schemes.

Republicans can not afford to permit this criminal to ride.


8 posted on 06/05/2012 6:50:10 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Nachum

Holder will walk out the door with a pardon in hand.... What a nitwit we have in Issa and the dufus from Iowa....Grasseley.... Maybe someone can send those two Issa/Grasseley a set of balls.


9 posted on 06/05/2012 6:52:04 PM PDT by pointsal
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To: Nachum

Dear Attoney General Holder,

The only “deal” that’s ever going to be offered is whether or not the United States of America decides if the extradition request from Mexico for you will be honored or not.

So basically your choices are to comply fully and completely with the lawfully constituted Congressional subpoena or be extradited to Mexico to face multiple charges of Conspiracy and Murder.

The choice is yours Mr. Attorney General.

Love,

Darrel Issa.


10 posted on 06/05/2012 6:52:35 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Nachum

Holder is just about to crack, so it’s time for the GOP to fold up shop like they always do.


11 posted on 06/05/2012 6:57:17 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Nachum

I haven’t been making many comments (not that I know enough to add much to the discourse anyway) due to bizziness but I read...

Thanks for the pings.

This makes Holder look very weak. Maybe Rs will get spines. All is not lost.


12 posted on 06/05/2012 7:12:03 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: Nachum
Please God, bless us with one, just one Republican with brass ones, one man standing in the gap, on this one.

Oh, and Lord, I wouldn't mind if said Republican would kinda, You know, turn them on the rotisserie for a few months, before dropping them in the coals.

13 posted on 06/05/2012 7:14:20 PM PDT by FlyVet
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Just once I would like to feel positive and be rewarded with the result I wish for.

Wishing is ..........

Never happen!

Now I am feeling negative again, and I try so hard to find anything joyful!


14 posted on 06/05/2012 7:14:31 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: Nachum

No deal!! Arrest the SOBs, starting with Holder, put them on public trial, lock them up and throw away the keys.


15 posted on 06/05/2012 8:02:45 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Dapper 26
No deal!! Arrest the SOBs, starting with Holder, put them on public trial, lock them up and throw away the keys

I'd kinda prefer this:


16 posted on 06/05/2012 10:32:12 PM PDT by Right Brother
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To: Right Brother

You are correct...........must better resolution.


17 posted on 06/05/2012 11:09:53 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Right Brother

oops.....must = much.


18 posted on 06/05/2012 11:11:33 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Nachum

Cite Holder with Contempt....then talk

Time for GOP to take the lead on this


19 posted on 06/06/2012 1:29:51 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Yes, A Newbie)
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To: Nachum

“Following the receipt of your letter, the department has had a number of constructive conversations with staff aimed at satisfying the legitimate goals of congressional oversight while, at the same time, ensuring the integrity and independence of the department’s law enforcement efforts,” Deputy Attorney General James Cole wrote to those congressional leaders on Tuesday afternoon. “

Issa has got em!!


20 posted on 06/06/2012 9:20:22 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Nachum

What’s the big deal? We can sweep two murdered Federal agents and hundreds of murdered Mexican citizens under the rug can’t we? In the name of electoral smoothness. So what if it was a plot to undermine the 2nd Amendment?


21 posted on 06/06/2012 11:24:20 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet; pointsal; FlyVet

All well and good; I hope you have contacted your Congressman to help stiffen his/her spine.


22 posted on 06/06/2012 11:57:46 AM PDT by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves)
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To: Nachum

The DOJ and Holder are bullying ATF agents who had the courage to come forward and tell the truth. We need to stand up to the bullies... period.


23 posted on 06/06/2012 12:01:20 PM PDT by GOPJ (Take your little hammer, little sickle and your scary red signs with a fist on it, and go home...)
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To: Jacquerie
Would a letter like this suffice?
24 posted on 06/06/2012 12:06:52 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: pointsal
Holder will walk out the door with a pardon in hand....

I used to think that as well.

Until watching the last two weeks' activity surrounding the Wisconsin elections.

One lesson from The 0's moves (or total lack thereof) that I'm sure haven't been lost on Holder or anybody else in this administration:

If you've been pushing the agenda as hard as you can, breaking or ignoring laws as casually as stepping on bugs, suddenly you wind up looking at some penalties and you expect support that may cause The 0 even the mildest discomfort...

...that pompous SOB won't remember your name if you become too big a liability.

He might not even consider you worth a Tweet, so you already know what the chances are for a Pardon.

You'll just go under the same bus as everybody else before you.

JMHO, you understand. Still, it's going to get real interesting watching the rats bailing out of the rowboat the next couple of months.

Holder and/or the acolytes in JD could just be the first wave.

25 posted on 06/06/2012 12:39:37 PM PDT by Unrepentant VN Vet ((219 and a wakeup) Truth, I know, always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition.)
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To: Dapper 26

“Resist We MUCH!”


26 posted on 06/06/2012 3:46:17 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: Nachum

That is very simple..... all that you have or you will be held in contempt. No more stalling no more BS games put up and obey the law or we will impeach you.


27 posted on 06/06/2012 6:10:45 PM PDT by oldenuff2no
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