Holder And Republicans To Try To Avoid Contempt Vote
Not everyone is on board to avoid a constitutional crisis, however.
House Speaker John Boehner took a hard line, insisting the House intends to vote next week on a contempt of Congress resolution against Holder unless additional documents demanded by Republicans are turned over to Congress…
Holder, in Copenhagen, Denmark, for meetings with European Union officials, said the administration had given the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee a proposal to negotiate an end to the conflict.
“I think the possibility still exists that it can happen in that way,” Holder said. “The proposal that we have made is still there. The House, I think, the House leadership, has to consider now what they will do, so we’ll see how it works out.