90 Miles From Tyranny : Multiple Controversies Plagued Eric Holder Prior to Resignation

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Multiple Controversies Plagued Eric Holder Prior to Resignation

The unexpected resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder follows a series of court rulings against his Department of Justice over its failure to produce documents related to the government’s “Fast and Furious” firearms operation.
Holder also has come under increasing congressional criticism for a tepid investigation of evidence that IRS officials deliberately targeted tea party angovernment’s arguments for “even more time … unconvincing,” a federal judge this week refused to grant Holder’s Justice Department the additional time it requested to turn over a list of Operation Fast and Furious documents withheld under executive privilege exerted by President Obama.
The list is referred to as a “Vaughn index” and requires the Justice Department to justify document-by-document the reasons it hasn’t released the materials. This exercise alone often prompts the release of documents.
The Justice Department sought to delay the...d other conservative groups for greater scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status.

Eric Holder leaves a Justice Department facing numerous controversies and negative court rulings.






Calling the government’s arguments for “even more time … unconvincing,” a federal judge this week refused to grant Holder’s Justice Department the additional time it requested to turn over a list of Operation Fast and Furious documents withheld under executive privilege exerted by President Obama.

The list is referred to as a “Vaughn index” and requires the Justice Department to justify document-by-document the reasons it hasn’t released the materials. This exercise alone often prompts the release of documents.

The Justice Department sought to delay the...

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  2. and all the crooked underhanded shit this bastard is responsible for will qualify him in the eyes of the muslim pricks nomination for a seat on the . supreme court. You heard it here first.

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