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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

A House committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress in the investigation into Operation Fast and Furious, the botched “gun-walking” operation by federal agents in Arizona. Read more» 1

Attorney General Eric Holder told a House committee investigating Operation Fast and Furious that the Justice Department has already provided thousands of pages of documents but will not give lawmakers everything they want.

House members accused Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday of stonewalling their probe of Operation Fast and Furious, and threatened him with contempt unless the Justice Department hands over thousands more documents. Read more» 1

Attorney General Eric Holder told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Operation Fast and Furious, which let guns “walk” into the hands of criminals in an effort to nab larger gun runners, was a mistake that should never have happened.

Attorney General Eric Holder told a Senate committee Tuesday that a gun–trafficking investigation that let thousands of guns “walk” into the hands of criminals should have “never happened.” Read more» 1