Obama stooge refuses to hold Obama stooge in contempt

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A federal judge has declined a House committee’s bid to have Attorney General Eric Holder held in contempt of court — and perhaps even jailed — for failing to turn over documents related to the Justice Department’ s response to Operation Fast and Furious.

However, in a ruling Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson also denied Holder’s request for an indefinite stay of her prior order that the attorney general must turn over any “non-privileged” documents the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee subpoenaed as part of an investigation into the botched gunrunning investigation. The judge previously ruled that Holder must give the panel any documents that are not both predecisional and deliberative in nature.

Jackson called the House contempt motion “entirely unnecessary” and said it was evident that she was considering the government’s motion to lift her prior order. “Under those circumstances, the Court finds no basis to hold defendant in contempt,” she wrote.

But the judge also said she saw no reason to allow the Justice Department to withhold unprivileged documents until the case was complete. She ordered those records turned over to the committee by Nov. 3, along with a log of the records claimed to be privileged.

“Though the Court has the discretion to grant a stay in the interests of judicial economy and efficiency, pending appeal or otherwise, there is no pending appeal here and the Court has already ruled that defendant has no legal basis to withhold non-deliberative documents. The ‘possibility’ of an appeal and piecemeal litigation does not satisfy defendant’s burden to demonstrative a ‘clear case of hardship or inequity’ without a stay,” she wrote in her decision (posted here).

The contempt motion was “completely unnecessary.”

“the Court finds no basis to hold defendant in contempt,”

Of course not.

Amy Berman Jackson is an Obama nominee.

It was demanded that Holder produce the requested documents by October 1, but Holder requested that product date be reset to November 3, 2014.

November 3 is the day before the midterm elections. As in, too late to do any damage.

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5 Responses to “Obama stooge refuses to hold Obama stooge in contempt”

  1. 1

    John

    First EBOLAGHAZI!!! And now this, when will Dr J finally have a good day ??
    Amy Berman Jackson is also another one of those liberal Jews, how could this Obama nominee have ever been gotten. Senate approval 97-0 ??????

  2. 2

    retire05

    So Amy Berman Jackson had never spent a day sitting on the bench of a lower court and now she’s a federal judge?

    Wonder how much she bundled for the Obama campaign.

  3. 4

    Bill

    Is it really necessary to hold a comptemptuous person in contempt? Isn’t that a bit redundant?

    Laws mean nothing to this administration. The Constitution means nothing. They are beyond contempt.

  4. 5

    FAITH7

    @Bill#4
    Laws mean nothing to this administration. The Constitution means nothing. They are beyond contempt.
    Nailed it.

    Our Government has become so twisted it’s not even sad any more, like you said, it goes way beyond that…

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