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Judge won't allow Holder appeal of contempt case
« on: November 20, 2013, 12:49:06 PM »


A federal judge has refused Attorney General Eric Holder’s request that he be allowed to proceed now with an appeal in a case where the House of Representatives is seeking to enforce subpoenas for documents related to the controversial Operation Fast and Furious gun investigation.

In a ruling Monday afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson said her September 30 ruling rejecting Holder’s request to dismiss the lawsuit was not such a close call that it deserved immediate review from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

“While the Court agrees with defendant’s characterization of the matter as significant, that is not the test,” Jackson wrote in her new four-page decision (posted here). ”

Jackson’s latest ruling means it is likely the Justice Department will have to produce a detailed log of what was withheld from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and why. Rounds of protracted litigation over the legitimacy of the withholdings seem all but certain, unless the sides come to an agreement which has heretofore eluded them.

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Re: Judge won't allow Holder appeal of contempt case
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2013, 02:35:27 PM »
I will go out on a limb and make an educated guess at what he is refusing to produce.

Any document or communication that would tend to show his involvement in Fast and Furious from day one!

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Re: Judge won't allow Holder appeal of contempt case
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2013, 04:45:55 PM »
I will go out on a limb and make an educated guess at what he is refusing to produce.

Any document or communication that would tend to show his involvement in Fast and Furious from day one!
He needs to have Sandy Burglar "examine" the files first. :silly:
Abraham Lincoln:

There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
--July 10, 1858 Speech at Chicago


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