House to Vote on Holder Contempt Charge

Thursday, June 28, 2012

US Attorney General Eric Holder attends a press conference at the US Attorney's Office in New York, January 20, 2011. (Emmanuel Dunand/Getty)

While Washington is abuzz awaiting the Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Care Act, lots of other news is taking place inside the Beltway. A deal to lower student loan debts inches its way to passage and the Keystone Pipeline might come back on the table.

But the biggest story is the House of Representatives vote that could hold Eric Holder in contempt for not producing documents regarding the ATF's "Fast and Furious" operation that left one border patrol agent dead and hundreds of guns missing in Mexico. It would be the first time in history the Congress has held a member of the cabinet in contempt. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich explains. 


Todd Zwillich

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