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House committee recommends Attorney General Eric Holder to be cited for contempt

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Posted at 4:31 PM, Jun 20, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-20 16:31:46-04

According to CNN, voting on strictly partisan lines, a House committee recommended Wednesday that Attorney General Eric Holder be cited for contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents relating to the botched Fast and Furious weapons sting operation. The measure now goes to the full House for consideration, expected next week, of what would be an unprecedented event — Congress holding a sitting attorney general in contempt.