Holder statement on House contempt vote
Holder statement on House contempt vote - The following is Attorney General Eric Holder's statement, as released by the Justice Department, following a House vote finding him in contempt of Congress: "Today's vote is the regrettable culmination of what became a misguided -- and politically motivated -- investigation during an election year. By advancing it over the past year and a half, Congressman Issa and others have focused on politics over public safety. Instead of trying to correct the problems that led to a series of flawed law enforcement operations, and instead of helping us find ways to better protect the brave law enforcement officers, like Agent Brian Terry, who keep us safe -- they have led us to this unnecessary and unwarranted outcome."
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