Republicans Hell-Bent On Contempt Vote; Can’t Resolve Issue With White House
Attempts to avoid a contempt vote in Congress appear to be failing.
A House Republican official, who was not authorized to be quoted by name, said White House and Justice Department representatives met and showed the GOP staff less than 30 pages of documents related to the aftermath of the botched gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious.
The GOP official said the administration also promised to provide hundreds of pages of documents, but only if House Republicans would stop the contempt effort and end their investigation. A House committee currently is looking into administration actions taken after the Justice Department provided inaccurate information to Congress on the gun-tracking operation…
The GOP official said the latest document offer was rejected and no further meetings were scheduled.