By The Right Scoop


Issa admits at the end of this clip that he intentionally treated Holder like a hostile witness because of his lack of cooperation with congressional attempts to get information from the DOJ about Fast and Furious. In fact Sheila Jackson-Lee comes to Holder’s defense, twice, as Issa won’t allow Holder to filibuster his questions.

Watch the entire clip for all the fireworks:

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  • Anonymous

    Issa is definitely NOT one of Holder’s peeps!

  • Anonymous

    Issa needs to Ike Turner slap Shelia Jackson Lee

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dave-Kawasaki/1798183858 Dave Kawasaki

      Assuming, of course, that by ‘Ike Turner’ you mean a Caterpillar trackhoe.

      • Anonymous

        How is it you can read my mind?

  • Maxsteele

    Snakes…Holder and his puppetmaster Obama!

    • Anonymous

      Soros is the puppetmaster. Obama and Holder are both puppets (and snakes).

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1396855720 Brian Jones

        Snake puppets! Ha!

  • Anonymous

    Holder is in over his head, both in the hearings and in his position. He never should have been appointed and now needs to go. PERIOD.

    • Anonymous

      to prison is where he need to go.

  • Anonymous

    Holder, you sir are not like anything that has ever occupied your office and an 8X10 would be the most appropriate place for you to spend about 20 years.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Reasonable-Views/100002798439588 Reasonable Views

    This is the best kind of controversy, because it drags on and on. That makes for good drama, and it keeps the issue in front of people. I have to assume that in the White House, they are just trying to figure out the best possible timing for Holder to “step down.” I suspect that if this wasn’t dragging on so long, he would have been gone already.
    http://www.ReasonableViews.com

    • Anonymous

      Good observation and valid; although we are also the people, and it’s just frying me, personally.
      Throw them all out.

    • Anonymous

      Valid observation; but we are also the people, and watching this is just making me hotter and hotter.
      “Throw them all out!”

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OQI5D66OXO7X2FE4NVCZC7BAMA Joe

      He will not resign

      Too Arrogant

      • Anonymous

        You’re right and Issa has left any dismissal up to Chicago Jesus.

      • Anonymous

        Yes and after all we are still “a nation of cowards when discussing race.” Holder, Obama & this entire administration are Anti-American Chicago Way Thugs. I hate every damn one of them for their desire to destroy our great nation and our founding principals & values. They would have no issue with wiping their butts with our Constitution. They do it already just not literally, yet. My hate runs deep for these people.

    • Anonymous

      Just like the Canadian pipeline. It’ll wait till after the election.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CKFGTNEKQQCXQZHLQ7EM72Q37E Michael Bittner

    Holder and Lee probably got “busy” before this….notice the love between them? ;)

  • http://www.scoamf.com/2011/08/hitler-realizes-obama-is-stuttering.html Unicon

    Things aren’t looking too good for Eric…

    Sheila Jackson-Lee needs to throw out that tried and true race card ASAP !!!

    • Anonymous

      someone need to slap the snoot out of Eric and Shiela Jacks’ brain. This is deceitfulness at its best

  • http://twitter.com/ozziecastillo Ozzie

    What’s the ongoing investigation that may be causing him to withhold documents? Could it be the investigation into how Fast & Furious was “botched”? I hope this stuff comes out and people are prosecuted. How is undermining the Constitution and arming your enemies against your own country not treason?

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1396855720 Brian Jones

      I was wondering the same exact thing. As soon as he said that, I immediately asked “What could POSSIBLY be more important than this investigation?” Time to subpoena the I.G. and ask her how many documents SHE has that pertains to this investigation. Then, we can at least SEE how many documents are being withheld, and rest assured knowing she has all the GOOD (bad) stuff. And when Holder is cleared by her, we can subpoena the I.G., and if we find that she is also complicit in this coverup, put her AND Holder in prison.

  • Anonymous

    Republicans need more pit bulls like Mr. Issa.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OQI5D66OXO7X2FE4NVCZC7BAMA Joe

    Looks like Issa is winding up

    About time

    Sheila Lee is from outer space

  • Washington76

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Deputy Secretary of State Jim Steinberg and Deputy Attorney General David Ogden held a news conference to announce the U.S.-Mexico Border Security Policy.
    http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/MexicoBor&start=800

    If Eric Holder did not know about the gun running tasks of the ATF, why did he give this speech in 2009?Attorney General Eric Holder at the Mexico/United States Arms Trafficking Conference CUERNAVACA, MEXICO ~ Thursday, April 2, 2009
    http://www.justice.gov/ag/speeches/2009/ag-speech-090402.html

    Obama Administration Seals Court Records of Agent Brian Terry’s Murder.

  • Washington76

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Deputy Secretary of State Jim Steinberg and Deputy Attorney General David Ogden held a news conference to announce the U.S.-Mexico Border Security Policy.

  • http://twitter.com/MillsSaveUSA Rich Mills
  • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

    Someone needs to kick Lee’s butt all the way out. Issa is great here, and I pray he keeps on it.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WBNJFML3A4VASI47RAIKPVPEMQ Bob

    Mr. Holder, being a stupid, stuttering liar is no way to go through life.

    • Anonymous

      Eric, you’re a body and soul bast*rd and I’m gonna to tell your Daddy that!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Theresa-Lawson/100001144366371 Theresa Lawson

    I hope this Committee goes after this bunch just as hard as the Committee went after Nixon and his bunch of crooks.

  • http://twitter.com/Robert23Hersey Robert Hersey

    I have a mancrush on Issa . As far as Sheila Jxn Lee , I wouldn’t fart in her mouth .

    • Anonymous

      I have little girl crush!

    • http://black-avenger-1.livejournal.com/profile VirusX

      I wouldn’t let Lee step on my s**t.

  • Anonymous

    I detest Sheila Jackson Lee…she is not far removed from that other treasonous ex-congresswoman that was hanging out in Iran and Libya after she was booted from Congress.–can’t recall her name, don’t care to.

    Eric Holder is an arrogant, pencil-necked, race-baiting socialist.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dave-Kawasaki/1798183858 Dave Kawasaki

      Wasn’t it something like orangucynthiamckinneytan?

      • Anonymous

        That’s her!

  • Anonymous

    The ‘who knew what when’ stuff is getting tedious. So far everyone is saying they knew nothing about it. And so far they are getting away with it. I am thinking the better line of inquiry is finding out who gave the final sign off/decision to go forward with gun walking. Someone had to say ‘proceed’ at some point. I want that person in the chair answering the questions on the decision process that lead to an actual implementation of this outrageous program. Who was in the room when the decision was made? What was the rationale? What did they hope to accomplish? etc.

    Holder et. al can say they did not know about it all they want. They really can’t say the program appeared out of thin air. They can’t say no one thought of it. They can’t say no one approved it.

    • Anonymous

      If no one that has been asked so far knows anything, they are not asking the right person(s). Perhaps the commitee should be subpoena-ing other members of the white house retinue, I’d bet that the POTUS knows, or SoS maybe.

  • K-Bob

    The Tea Party has been resting. Watching OWS stink up the public square. Biding time until someone in leadership kick-starts the strike back against the phenomenal lies of this Administration. Waiting for domeone who doesn’t sound like they are taking nail clippers to the edges of Congressional rules of vote timing and head-counting.

    Heading into the primary votes, and every day until November 6, 2012, we need people to keep on the attack against the lies, the abuse of power, and the creation of phony “law” via executive fiat and judicial ruling.

    Congress, you should be angry that your Constitutional role has been neutered.

    Step up, and step hard. The people need you.

  • Dan

    The lying is so blatant its stink fills my house…this is a man who needs to be on the other side of jail cell…corruptions its self is embarrassed to be associated with this criminal pig…

  • Anonymous

    It must take a life time of practice to learn how to lie with such ease and fluidity.

    • Anonymous

      He’s not a lawyer for nothing, that’s for sure., and certainly has the forked tongue to go along with the job description, doesn’t he?

  • Anonymous

    I want to know why Holder wasn’t placed under oath.

  • Anonymous

    as serious as this is and everyone that knew anything about it is responsible for murder and needs to go to prison for life.
    i find the fact issa is from ca. and lee from tx. humorous

  • http://black-avenger-1.livejournal.com/profile VirusX

    This is clearly something that should be addressed with a charge of contempt of Congress. In fact, Jackson-Lee should be warned that her clearly deliberate attempt at obstructing the investigatory deposition could result in her being censured, likewise charged with contempt of Congress, or both.

    Holder, like many liberal elitists, seems to believe that his half-assed excuse for cooperation is “unprecedented” and some sort of imposition. Clearly, he believes that the Justice Department should have some sort of ‘executive privilege’ shield that they can use to hold between themselves and accountability. What he’s trying to do is game the system, and his game is called “running out the clock”. He’s hoping Congress will lose interest, feeling unable to get past his stonewalling, or that the media will come to his rescue by burying anything that comes out of this in the bottom section of the evening society page. Issa may be doing fairly well, but he’s just tapdancing and fan dancing around the point, and he needs to make that point very plain, loud and clear:

    The Distinguished Gentleman from Michigan: “Apparently, Holder, you’re not getting this, or you’re thinking you can minimize this by wearing us down through stonewalling. That’s not going to happen. This is a case involving conspiracy, aiding and abetting, accessories after the fact, obstruction of justice, gunrunning and many other federal crimes that will guarantee anyone left holding the bag a lengthy stay in a federal prison. Right now, the only “unprecedented” thing I’m looking at is a United States Attorney General that is stonewalling and obstructing a Congressional investigation into what may be the biggest case of government corruption and criminality, since Watergate, and, quite frankly, this makes Watergate look like Woodstock. All roads seem to lead to you, and you’re not talking. You’re refusing to give the simplest answers — yes or no –, instead filibustering and qualifying. Throw in your word parsing and laughably Clintonian “that depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’, is” non-defense referring to your state of mind when you surrendered fraudulent documents to Congress, and its not hard to see who the favorite for the Bag Man is, here. That means that I’m thinking you’re being voted ‘most likely to be Buba’s new roommate’. I think you’ll be more popular in prison, than Michael Jackson; and that’s BEFORE we extradite you to Mexico.”

    • Anonymous

      You’re again right on VirusX. It’s making me wonder however that the intended strategy at this point may be that the Exec. branch wants it to go to the International courts, a cause that Holder and his cohorts would be willing to go to jail over, just to further weaken our Constitutional rights, since it seems that POTUS’ goal. It’s what he pleads for in his campaign speeches of late, ‘Four more years to finish the job’. Blech!! Congress better grow a set really soon, IMHO!

  • Anonymous

    And to think Alberto Gonzales was forced to step down – over ????? Can’t even remember now, but he sure as heck never caused the death of anyone!

  • Anonymous

    Republicans need more conservatives like Mr. Issa.

  • Anonymous

    This clown (holder) just might be a better liar than nobama if that is possible.