House Committee Sues Holder Over Fast And Furious Docs

Law360, New York (August 13, 2012, 1:02 PM EDT) -- A U.S. House of Representatives committee sued Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday over his refusal to comply with a congressional subpoena and turn over internal documents related to the infamous “Fast and Furious” gun-walking operation.

In a 41-page complaint, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform chided Holder for his “contumacious refusal” to disclose documents detailing U.S. Department of Justice discussions about how to respond to congressional and media inquiries into the botched gun-trafficking investigation along the U.S.-Mexico border.

The committee is seeking a...
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COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES v. LYNCH


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1:12-cv-01332

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District Of Columbia

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Amy Berman Jackson

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August 13, 2012

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