Congressional Republicans Take Aim At Attorney General Eric Holder

Congressional Republicans Take Aim At Attorney General Eric Holder

Congressional Republicans take aim at Attorney General Eric Holder with questions over the Fast and Furious weapons program and alleged security leaks.

The standoff between Congressional Republicans and Attorney General Eric Holder over Fast and Furious escalated yesterday. President Barack Obama for the first time invoked executive privilege over the botched gun-trafficking operation. A few hours later, a house committee voted to recommend the attorney general be held in contempt for not handing over some documents in the probe. Holder has been under pressure by Congress over alleged security leaks. Some say this is mostly politics at play others say holder must go. Guest Host Susan Page and her panel of experts discuss the Congressional pressure on Attorney General Eric Holder.

Guests

Evan Perez

reporter at The Wall Street Journal.

Rep. John Mica (R-FL)

Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Major Garrett

chief White House correspondent at CBS News.

Philip Heymann

James Barr Ames Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, former Deputy Attorney General in the Clinton Administration

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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