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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Eric Holder Letter To Obama Requesting Executive Privilege Be Asserted For Fast and Furious Documents

By Susan Duclos

The letter below is what Eric Holder sent to Barack Obama on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, requesting that Obama assert Executive Privilege on "Fast and Furious" documents the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee had issued a subpoena to obtain in their investigation of the failed gun running operation.

(Letter sent to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman asserting Executive Privilege on Fast and Furious documents, found here)

AG Letter to Obama

The original post showing this letter is here along with a video of Obama in 2007 stating that Executive Privilege should not be used to hide information from Congress.

[Update] Oversight Committee page on Fast and Furious investigation.