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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Congress Votes On Eric Holder Contempt Of Congress Resolution Today- Resolution Passes 255/67

By Susan Duclos

This post will be updated with the result of the vote and roll call after the vote.

Today, multiple Democrats are expected to vote with Republicans in the House of Representatives to hold Obama's Attorney General, Eric Holder, In Contempt of Congress.

[Update] House of Representatives voted to hold Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress, the vote was 255 to 67. 17 Democrats voted for the resolution, while two Republicans voted against it. 109 NV's.

So much for it being a Republican "witch hunt".

Roll Call here

The House vote today is a Resolution recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder, JR., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in Contempt Of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Embedded below is the 270 page: Report of the  of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform House of Representatives together with additional and minority views. 


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