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Holder in peril as Dems break ranks on contempt resolution (VIDEO)
Fox News ^ | June 27, 2012 | Chad Pergram

Posted on 06/27/2012 12:29:15 PM PDT by Brown Deer

The congressional contempt vote against Attorney General Eric Holder is looking more and more like a fait accompli, as House Speaker John Boehner presses ahead with a Thursday floor vote and conservative Democrats one-by-one announce they will side with Republicans.

At least four Democrats so far have said they plan to vote to hold Holder in contempt over his refusal to turn over Operation Fast and Furious documents. Sources told Fox News that roughly 20 are likely to break ranks.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2deadfeds; 300deadmexicans; atf; banglist; brianterry; contempt; dea; dhs; doj; ericholder; fastandfurious; fbi; gunrunner; gunwalker; holder; ice; jaimezapata; mexico; murdergate; obama; terry; witholder; zapata
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1 posted on 06/27/2012 12:29:24 PM PDT by Brown Deer
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To: Brown Deer

Does anyone in the audience have a can of spinich they can throw to Eric?


2 posted on 06/27/2012 12:30:51 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Brown Deer

my email & fax to my rep:

Murder, dishonesty, irresponsibility, incompetence, cover-ups, lies and distortions and now protection under Executive Order. Sadly, these are all adjectives describing Eric Holder’s tenure as U.S. Attorney General.

Holder’s obstructionist conduct over “Fast and Furious” is a travesty,especially considering that the family of slain U.S. Border Agent Brian A. Terry continues to wait for justice that simply isn’t coming from “the most transparent administration” ever.

This is outrageous, and we’re joining with growing numbers of Americans who are calling for Eric Holder’s resignation. His long line of scandalous decisions from pardoning Marc Rich, to the pardon of 16 Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN) terrorists, to his condemnation of Guantanamo Bay to refusing to defend the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and more - demonstrates that he lacks the integrity to carry out the duties and responsibilities as U.S. Attorney General.

We support the efforts of the members of Congress who are calling for Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation. During his tenure as Attorney General he repeatedly demonstrated a lack of competence, accountability and honesty — culminating in the “Fast and Furious” gun walking scandal.
Throughout the investigation, Holder has been an obstruction to truth and justice. The American people and the nation deserve better from federal officials and to that end, we are adding our names to this petition demanding Eric Holder’s immediate resignation as U.S. Attorney General. We also support the “Contempt Of Congress” vote in Congress against Holder.

Please know that we are carefully monitoring your actions on this important issue.

http://www.grassfire.com/191/petition.asp

(you can edit their pre-written one there)


3 posted on 06/27/2012 12:31:44 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Brown Deer

I’ll believe it when I see it. If Obama, Holder and Biden can openly and fervently threaten the SCOTUS, imagine what they do to their constituents.


4 posted on 06/27/2012 12:31:44 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Brown Deer

The best thing that could come out of this would be for Holder to flip on Obama and decide not to take the fall.


5 posted on 06/27/2012 12:33:23 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Brown Deer

As Instapundit just blogged, now we will be able to LEGITIMATELY claims that a bipartisan majority held Holder in contempt.


6 posted on 06/27/2012 12:40:40 PM PDT by Martin Tell (ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it)
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To: Brown Deer

RATS are jumping the Pelosi ship and will vote for contempt
against Holder, in a last minute ditch to save their seats.

This vote will NOT BE PARTISAN!
It will be BI-PARTISAN, even worse for Holder.

My advice to the GOP House...
Push that vote button till your thumb hurts!


7 posted on 06/27/2012 12:40:58 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Brown Deer; All

THought it was higher than four now....Is anyone keeping track of the names and states? We may need to make some calls. Contact information is in the side bar.


8 posted on 06/27/2012 12:49:42 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: hoosiermama

Many Democrats that vote to protect Holder and Obama will lose their seats protecting these two murderers of American law enforcers and Mexican citizens. IMHO, Both Obama and Holder are traitors and criminals to boot!!! Both men should be thrown out of office and jailed!!!


9 posted on 06/27/2012 12:56:26 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: jersey117

“The best thing that could come out of this would be for Holder to flip on Obama and decide not to take the fall.”

Darn, if that happens I’m gonna be buying us all popcorn.


10 posted on 06/27/2012 12:56:47 PM PDT by History Repeats (If Obama had a son, he'd have his picture hanging on the wall of the Post office wanted board.)
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To: Brown Deer; All
The one thing that seems to be conveniently overlooked in all of this Holderuption ('Holder' + 'Corruption') is that the lying sonuvabitch was JANET RENO's Deputy Attorney General (replaced Jamie Gorelick in fact) during Emperor Billigula's years defiling the Oval Office.

Janet Reno = foul, murdering c**t.

Eric Holder = protege of the above FMC.
11 posted on 06/27/2012 1:02:43 PM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne- "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: hoosiermama
Sources told Fox News that roughly 20 are likely to break ranks.
12 posted on 06/27/2012 1:04:03 PM PDT by kevao
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To: jersey117
would be for Holder to flip on Obama and decide not to take the fall.

Not something an honorable man would do.

But then....

13 posted on 06/27/2012 1:08:14 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: kevao

If the press would pick this issue up and run with it, more would vote for contempt.

Holder will not roll over on his excellency though because they are both joined at the hip in their detest for the second amendment.


14 posted on 06/27/2012 1:08:30 PM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: jersey117

The best thing that could come out of this would be for Holder to flip on Obama and decide not to take the fall.


Someone remind Holder all the people B.O. thrown under the Bus.


15 posted on 06/27/2012 1:09:44 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the StatistI)
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To: Leep

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16 posted on 06/27/2012 1:10:48 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the StatistI)
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To: Brown Deer
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17 posted on 06/27/2012 1:13:00 PM PDT by RetSignman
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To: RetSignman

Eric Holder

apprenticed by Janet Reno
perfected by Baraq Obama


18 posted on 06/27/2012 1:15:12 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Brown Deer; P-Marlowe; jazusamo

If 20 Dems vote with Republicans, then that is saying this is as big as Watergate.

Personally, I think it’s bigger.

Richard Nixon did not knowingly arm enemies of a neighboring state, Mexico, who murdered 200+ Mexican citizens and attacked the Mexican government....all WITHOUT the knowledge of the Mexican government.

Anyone associated with this are accomplices to murder. Period.


19 posted on 06/27/2012 1:15:17 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins
20 Dems vote with Republicans,

I saw that prediction, and if it comes true, it tells you all the polls about how well Obama is doing are pure bullsh!t.

20 posted on 06/27/2012 1:17:07 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Brown Deer

Democrats are fast becoming witch hunters and racists.


21 posted on 06/27/2012 1:18:18 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: xzins

I agree, this is much much more then Watergate.
It’s Murdergate and who knows how many are involved besides these two.

Wasn’t Nixon just trying to find out who a mole was?

No one died on his watch and he graciously stepped down.


22 posted on 06/27/2012 1:22:43 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (54,000,000 0bama's people on welfare and food stamps?)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Agreed that this is more series than Watergate.

But

“gracious” is not exactly the word that comes to mind when Richard M. Nixon’s name is mentioned. Even by those who think he was better than the conventional wisdom says he was.


23 posted on 06/27/2012 1:32:55 PM PDT by Houghton M.
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To: xzins
You bet it's bigger.

This criminal enterprise by Holder/Obama makes Watergate look like child's play. If the enemedia was reporting on this as they should have been, and like they did on Watergate, Holder would already be gone and Obama would be sweating bullets.

24 posted on 06/27/2012 1:33:13 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: Steely Tom

No. Will collard greens do?


25 posted on 06/27/2012 1:33:56 PM PDT by Houghton M.
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To: Raycpa
Democrats are fast becoming witch hunters and racists.

A more proper way of putting it would be...... Democrats are witch hunters and racists.

26 posted on 06/27/2012 1:44:10 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Houghton M.; All
“gracious” is not exactly the word that comes to mind when Richard M. Nixon’s name is mentioned.

Well it should be, especially when one considers how he was robbed of the Presidency due to vote fraud by LBJ in Texas and the Daley machine in Chicago in 1960.

MANY in the Republican Party (when it still had some stones), were urging Nixon to contest the vote and demand a recount but he refused to do so, GRACIOUSLY choosing instead to concede to JFK, because he believed that America needed the world to know that there was no ambiguity or question about who was the legitimate elected President, especially with the Soviets looking for any and every sort of geopolitical advantage.

So in that aspect, you better believe Nixon was gracious, putting Country above his own personal interests.
27 posted on 06/27/2012 1:46:29 PM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne- "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: jersey117
The best thing that could come out of this would be for Holder to flip on Obama and decide not to take the fall.

Not while Obama has the power of the pardon. That will shield Holder from any real consequences and he can follow the "Sandy Burglar" model of life after scandal. Heck, look how well Client #9 is doing. This is a badge of honor to those berks. If anything, it enhances their career opportunities. /disgust

28 posted on 06/27/2012 1:46:51 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Steyn: "One can argue about whose fault it is, but not ... whose responsibility it is: it's his")
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To: All

29 posted on 06/27/2012 1:50:36 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: NonValueAdded

I guess I was just wondering why he would allow his reputation to be totally destroyed going down in history as being held in contempt of Congress. Is obama really worth losing your integrity and reputation for? I strongly believe this scandal goes to the top and that obama is behind F&F. And you’re right -it’s disgusting and disgraceful.


30 posted on 06/27/2012 1:53:39 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: xzins
I do not believe anyone even took a punch during the entire Watergate fiasco. Here we have upwards of 200 murders including one American. We of course, do not know the precise number murdered by these "Fast and Furious guns."

The media should be all over this. 24-7. But they aren't. Of course if Bush were still President...

31 posted on 06/27/2012 1:56:26 PM PDT by donozark (Col. C.Beckwith:I'd rather go down the river with 7 studs than with a hundred shitheads.)
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To: Brown Deer
Petition to Congress: Holder Must Go!

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The full House of Representatives is expected to hold a “Contempt Of Congress” vote against Attorney General Eric Holder THIS WEEK. To be included in the petition delivery prior to that vote, sign today.

http://www.grassfire.com/191/petition.asp

32 posted on 06/27/2012 2:03:18 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: TurboZamboni

Great work with the petition! I just posted the same link not knowing you are well ahead of the ball!


33 posted on 06/27/2012 2:04:42 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: jersey117

He has never had a good reputation. He has been known for years to be an anti-American, white hating, smug bastard who is known for spitting on the constitution. He is a “go to guy” which is why he is attorney general under the Marxist Obama. You certainly can’t think that he cares about his rep after his handling of the black panther voter intimidation case.


34 posted on 06/27/2012 2:07:57 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: nascarnation
20 Dems vote with Republicans

I saw that prediction, and if it comes true, it tells you all the polls about how well Obama is doing are pure bullsh!t.

If 20 or more do vote for the contempt resolution, it will make it more difficult to spin this as a vote along party lines. There may be a few Dems who vote for this based on principle, but I suspect that a number of them are anticipating a landslide loss for Obama, and want to give themselves cover as they also run for reelection.

35 posted on 06/27/2012 2:08:29 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Brown Deer; All

The drive-by-media is putting out the tale that “some” Dems may join in this only because the NRA is putting pressure on them. Not because it is the right thing to do. Not in a spirit of bipartisanship or compromise, but just because they are traitorous snakes. Geesh.


36 posted on 06/27/2012 2:08:57 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: mkjessup
Janet Reno = foul, murdering c**t.

It's ok, I'm pretty sure you can use the word coot.

37 posted on 06/27/2012 2:18:08 PM PDT by Bronzewound
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To: Brown Deer
"Democrats one-by-one announce they will side with Republicans."


38 posted on 06/27/2012 2:29:59 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Is that the U.S.S.R. Obama?


39 posted on 06/27/2012 2:32:24 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Brown Deer
Does anyone think these dems were not given permission to vote for contempt???

Every vote is bought or sold by the leaders in the congress

The leadership would rather throw Holder under the bus than keep the vote partisan there is no value in keeping the vote partisan...

They know Holder is gone anyway whether or not Obama wins

40 posted on 06/27/2012 2:34:44 PM PDT by Popman (When you elect a clown: expect a circus...)
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To: jersey117

Just wondering, exactly what usually or can happens when one is held in contempt of Congress? Can the Speaker have him locked up?

Integrity and reputation are relative to holder. If that’s all it’ll cost him, no big deal. hell he’ll be on some dems fat payroll ASAP.


41 posted on 06/27/2012 2:35:05 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: jersey117

If he did that he wouldn’t get the pardon he is going to need.


42 posted on 06/27/2012 2:38:51 PM PDT by majormaturity
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To: Toespi
Is that the U.S.S.R. Obama?

UnSustainable Sinking Raft? Yep.

43 posted on 06/27/2012 2:39:18 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Izzy Dunne; Brown Deer; Steely Tom; TurboZamboni; GeorgeWashingtonsGhost; jersey117; Martin Tell; ..
(would be for Holder to flip on Obama and decide not to take the fall.)
Not something an honorable man would do. But then....

Hey now, everyone be sure to tell every liberal you run into, "Too bad Eric Holder didn't have as much integrity as Ollie North..."

I believe you could get a 5-point head explosion with that!?

44 posted on 06/27/2012 2:49:17 PM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: xzins
If 20 Dems vote with Republicans, then that is saying this is as big as Watergate. Personally, I think it’s bigger. Richard Nixon did not knowingly arm enemies of a neighboring state, Mexico,

And yet another name that needs to be tied to this is Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State. There is no way this went down (involving another sovereign nation--Mexico) without the state department being thoroughly advised (establish plausible deniability).

She was one of the voices constantly repeating that 90% of the weapons in the Mexican cartels came from the United States when she KNEW that was a bald-faced lie. I will love seeing her squirm at the appropriate time. Here is a quote from the queen of state herself:

During an interview on CBS’ "Early Show" on March 26, 2009, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: "We have to recognize and accept that the demand for drugs from the United States drives them north, and the guns that are used by the drug cartels against the police and the military, 90 percent of them come from America."

Now, who will the Dems turn to ...Jill Biden???

45 posted on 06/27/2012 2:50:36 PM PDT by The Citizen Soldier
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To: jersey117

“The best thing that could come out of this would be for Holder to flip on Obama and decide not to take the fall.”

I agree, but won’t happen. He’s just as committed to the Marxist agenda as Obama is.


46 posted on 06/27/2012 2:50:52 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (No matter how cynical you get, it's never enough to keep up.)
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Well he’s held in contempt...then what happens ??????


47 posted on 06/27/2012 2:59:13 PM PDT by sonic109 (no compromise with Marxist)
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To: Bronzewound
Janet Reno = foul, murdering c**t.
It's ok, I'm pretty sure you can use the word coot.


Can I? I was trying to be polite. ;)
48 posted on 06/27/2012 3:06:07 PM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne- "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: xzins

Accomplice to murder, obstructing justice, aiding and abetting.....Throw the book at them!


49 posted on 06/27/2012 3:40:42 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: jersey117

As others have stated here on FR, Holder has to watch out from getting Ron Browned...


50 posted on 06/27/2012 4:01:07 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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