D-Day for Holder

It seems a certainty that up to a dozen Democrats will defect from their party and vote Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. House Speaker John Boehner is pressing ahead with a floor vote that is almost certain to pass, with the majority Republicans expected to get the backing of some Democrats. At least five Democrats so far have said they plan to vote to hold Holder in contempt, and sources tell Fox News as many as 11 appear ready to break ranks. Those Democrats are largely conservative-leaning lawmakers facing perilous political circumstances in their home districts. But regardless of motive, their support only increases the odds that the nation's top law enforcement official will be held in contempt of Congress come Thursday. The vote against a key Obama administration official comes on the same day the Supreme Court is due to announce its decision on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law, the administration's key domestic agenda achievement. The...(Read Full Post)