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Justice Department Confirms It Will Not Prosecute Holder

Justice Department Confirms It WILL NOT Prosecute Holder

By Sari Horwitz, Friday, June 29, 1:52 PM

The Justice Department has told House leaders that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s decision to withhold certain documents about a flawed gun operation from Congress is not a crime and he will not be prosecuted for contempt of Congress.

Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole explained the decision, which was expected, in a letter to House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio). The letter was released publicly Friday, just over a week after President Obama invoked executive privilege to withhold the documents.

In his letter, Cole said the decision not to prosecute Holder conforms to long-standing Justice Department practice in both Democratic and Republican administrations.


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Perhaps Congress could stop there budget until they do there job

Doesn't the congress control there budget.

Of course not. Now if some

Of course not. Now if some impoverished person was discovered to have 1 pot seed while being sexually assaulted by the TSA they wouldn't fail to prosecute such a menace to society. But when someone at the top of the food chain does something that affects so many, of course - they committed no crime to prosecute.

People, this is what food stamps are all about --keep the poor well fed and they won't revolt. The middle class are already well controlled with taxes, licensing, and regulations.

I'm sorry, did I miss something here?

Was there someone expecting the Justice Department to prosecute one of it;s own? As in its highest ranking?

If Issa, et al, go for that, well screw you too, Issa.

"If you want something you've never had before, you have to do something you've never done before." Debra Medina

People are going to look back

People are going to look back at this time period and have their head asplode from WTF.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

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Not a crime? Unbelievable. This is some serious bang, bang!

It is now a widely-reported fact that under the Obama administration, U.S. federal agents actively placed over 30,000 fully-functional weapons into the hands of Mexican drug gangs, then halted all surveillance and tracking activities of where those weapons were going.

Among the firearms sold to the Mexican drug gangs were AK-47s, thousands of pistols and, remarkably, .50-caliber rifles which are typically used to disable vehicles or carry out sniper-based assassinations at extremely long ranges (up to two miles). The mainstream media is now reporting that these weapons are turning up in violent crimes being committed in Phoenix, Arizona. As an ABC news affiliate reports:

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/032934_ATF_illegal_firearms.html#...