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  • gkcreamcheese gkcreamcheese Jul 3, 2012 7:48 AM Flag

    Arrest Eric Holder now

    The House has voted overwhelmingly to hold Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for withholding documents on the Fast and Furious scandal, but where do we go from here? Not surprisingly, the Justice Department won't prosecute Holder on the charge.

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    It turns out that the House could encourage immediate cooperation by arresting Holder. Such a move would be based upon something called "inherent contempt," a process that, writes The Washington Times, "is well-established by precedent, has been confirmed by multiple Supreme Court rulings, and is available to any Congress willing to force such a confrontation." It was also recently alluded to by none other than Nancy Pelosi when she addressed what she considered Karl Rove's contempt of Congress and said, "I could have arrested Karl Rove on any given day. I'm not kidding. There's a prison here in the Capitol.... If we had spotted him in the Capitol, we could have arrested him." Before the vote Eric reportedly travelled to Disney World in Florida.

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