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HOLDER: House act deserving of contempt

Letter by Rylla R. Goldberg, Tacoma on June 29, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 24 Comments »
June 29, 2012 1:28 pm

The House of Representatives was out of line to issue contempt charges against Attorney General Eric Holder (TNT, 6-29).

This is so clearly a political ploy intended to achieve two things: distract Holder from his normal duties by tying up his office in chasing paper and payback by Republicans for congressional treatment of former attorneys general John Ashcroft and Alberto Gonzales.

It would be a refreshing surprise if either chamber were interested in working to make life better for American citizens instead of doing everything possible to paralyze legitimate, effective congressional activity.


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