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Report: Holder, Issa to Meet on Fast and Furious

By on 6.18.12 | 4:44PM

NBC is reporting that Attorney General Eric Holder and House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa will meet tomorrow about possibly heading off a committee vote to hold the former in contempt of Congress. Holder sent Issa a letter suggesting he might be willing to release some Justice Department documents related to Operation Fast and Furious, as I noted this morning in my column for the main site. This could result in the postponement of any contempt action if Republicans are satisfied that Holder is making a good-faith effort to comply.

My first glance at the comments thread on my column suggests that TAS readers aren't very optimistic that Holder will comply or that congressional Republicans will hold him accountable.

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