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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