Republicans set to pursue ‘Furious’ court case despite IG report

House Republicans are pressing forward with their contempt of Congress civil case over Operation Fast and Furious despite the release of a book-length investigative report that lawmakers on both sides of the aisle praised as comprehensive.

“We have no choice,” Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said on Fox News when asked about pursuing the court case.

The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee explained that the contempt of Congress vote against Attorney General Eric Holder earlier this year essentially “ordered” lawmakers to go to court to attempt to pry loose from the Obama administration documents they have withheld.

An Issa spokesman also cited an IG finding that the department responses to Congress were “troubling.” “This finding only enhances the importance of compelling the production of wrongly withheld documents,” the aide said.
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