Holder Says Contempt Citation Unwarranted

Eric Holder

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday dismissed as unwarranted a vote by a congressional committee to charge him with contempt of Congress after the Obama administration withheld documents related to a failed gun-running investigation.

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    Eric Holder; 82nd United States Attorney General; In office February 3, 2009 – April 27, 2015: President: ... Among those opposing the contempt citation, ...
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  • Contempt | Define Contempt at Dictionary.com
    Contempt definition, the feeling with which a person regards anything considered mean, vile, or worthless; disdain; scorn. See more.
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