Mr. Holder and Contempt

In spite of President Obama's attempt to thwart their action by claiming executive privilege, the House Oversight Committee has forwarded a contempt citation for Attorney General Eric Holder to the House of Representatives for consideration.  The question remaining is if the full chamber will now vote to approve their recommendation. Contempt is quite the hallmark of Mr. Holder's career.  Between 1997 and 1999, during his obsession in obtaining freedom for members of the deadly and unrepentant FALN terrorist group, Holder showed contempt for the victims, not to mention the prosecutors and judges involved, by deliberately not contacting them.  He also pressured U.S. Pardon Attorney Roger Adams to recommend clemency against Adams's own reservations. After Bill Clinton's controversial offer for members of the terrorist group in 1999, Holder again showed contempt in his testimony before Congress concerning his key role by continually hiding behind executive privilege. ...(Read Full Post)