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The Black Caucus Is Staging A Walkout During The Eric Holder Contempt Vote
TBI ^ | 6-28-2012 | Grace Wyler

Posted on 06/28/2012 5:26:52 AM PDT by blam

The Black Caucus Is Staging A Walkout During The Eric Holder Contempt Vote

Grace Wyler
Jun. 27, 2012, 9:33 PM

The Congressional Black Caucus is planning to stage a walkout during tomorrow's House vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt over the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal, according to a letter that is being circulated among Democratic members of Congress.

“We adamantly oppose this partisan attack and refuse to participate in any vote that would tarnish the image of Congress or of an attorney general who has done nothing but work tirelessly to protect the rights of the American people," the Black Caucus members wrote in the letter, which was obtained by several news outlets. “We cannot and will not participate in a vote to hold the Attorney General in contempt."

The letter, which was sent to the Hispanic, Asian, and Progressive Caucuses, calls on members to walk off the House floor during tomorrow's vote, and join the Black Caucus for a press conference on the steps of the Capitol Building during the roll call.

The House Rules Committee voted along party lines Wednesday to send the contempt measure to the House floor, designating two hours and 20 minutes for debate Thursday, according to The Hill.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: congress; contempt; holder; race
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To: blam

So?


21 posted on 06/28/2012 5:34:24 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: blam

LOL!!!! When you have no legitimate argument, make it about race. I love these liberals and their staged events. Symbology is SO much more important than substance . . . for Democrats.


22 posted on 06/28/2012 5:34:28 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Member of the BBB Club - Bye-Bye-Barry!!! President Barack "Down Low" Obama)
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To: blam

Is West a member of the Black Caucus. I doubt if he is, he would go.

This is shades of Wisconsin.


23 posted on 06/28/2012 5:35:18 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: blam
“We adamantly oppose this partisan attack and refuse to participate in any vote that would tarnish the image of Congress or of an attorney general who has done nothing...."

Stop right there.

24 posted on 06/28/2012 5:35:20 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: blam

Don’t let the door hit you in the a$$ on the way out!


25 posted on 06/28/2012 5:35:26 AM PDT by paratrooper82 (We are kicking Ass in Afghanistan, soon we will be home to kick some more Asses in Congress!)
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To: blam

In the immortal words of Herman Munster:

Oh, goody!


26 posted on 06/28/2012 5:35:32 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: blam

So, the racists have decided to throw a tantrum!


27 posted on 06/28/2012 5:35:43 AM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (I miss President Bush! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: ThomasMore

If I were in the House of Rep, I would start a White Caucus. It would cost me my seat, but boy oh boy would it be fun.


28 posted on 06/28/2012 5:35:50 AM PDT by animal172 (Calling the Founding Fathers!! We need your help.)
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To: blam

Bet Allen West isn’t walkin’ out, nor will Jesse Jr. (sick leave) make the walk. That leaves 41 morons showing their arse and REALLY showing who the racists are!!


29 posted on 06/28/2012 5:36:00 AM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: blam

So the Black Caucus is saying black people should be held to a lower standard? Why? As “reparations”? or because they don’t want black people rising to levels of excellence?


30 posted on 06/28/2012 5:36:16 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: blam
NOTE TO CBC: GROW UP! (aka....look at the facts!)
--OR--
Don't let the screen door hit you in the patootie...


31 posted on 06/28/2012 5:36:28 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: blam

“We adamantly oppose this partisan attack and refuse to participate in any vote that would tarnish the image of Congress or of an attorney general who has done nothing but work tirelessly to protect the rights of the American people,”


What a load of lying crap. They aren’t walking out because they think he’s innocent. They’re walking out because he’s black. Holder could be guilty as sin and they would still support him. If Holder was a white liberal, they wouldn’t be walking out.


32 posted on 06/28/2012 5:36:39 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: blam

Das raight. We all stick together in our hate and distrust of whitey.


33 posted on 06/28/2012 5:36:52 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: blam

Are they planning on running to some hotel in Maryland? Seems that’s all the Democrats are good for these days when things don’t go their way.


34 posted on 06/28/2012 5:37:09 AM PDT by HarleyD
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To: vortigern

“AND STAY OUT!”....

Of course, those holding Holder to account aren’t aware of the unspoken rule, one that can’t be spoken without being accused of being racist -

black DEMOCRAT politicians are ENTITLED to be corrupt because of the “legacy of slavery”.


35 posted on 06/28/2012 5:37:14 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: blam

“We don’t care that he is breaking the law, he black so we side with him”


36 posted on 06/28/2012 5:38:11 AM PDT by Mr. K (I AM WRITING-IN PALIN/GINGRICH)
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To: blam

Racists.


37 posted on 06/28/2012 5:38:35 AM PDT by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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To: Mouton

Understand he applied, but there was an issue of acceptance.

If he is a member, he certainly does not support the Racist Commie crap they push.


39 posted on 06/28/2012 5:40:09 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: blam

Bet Allen West and Tim Scott don’t walk out! But, the Communist faction of the CBC will!


40 posted on 06/28/2012 5:40:30 AM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (I miss President Bush! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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