06.28.2012 1

House holds Holder in Contempt

Eric HolderThe House has voted to hold Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress with 255 voting in support of the contempt charge with 67 opposing and 1 voting present. Over 100 Democrats walked out of the vote. 17 Democrats supported the contempt charge with 2 Republicans opposing. DEVELOPING…

ALG President Bill Wilson had this to say about the vote:

The House has taken the right step in holding Eric Holder in contempt.  Holder is a self-proclaimed liar and has obstructed justice by refusing to comply with the legitimate requests of Congress. Executive privilege is not a shield against criminal activity. His actions deserve much more than a mild vote of contempt.

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