U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has ordered an investigation into Internal Revenue Service political targeting of some conservative groups. “The FBI is coordinating with the Justice Department to see if any laws were broken,” he told reporters. Even if none were, the actions “were certainly outrageous and unacceptable,” Holder added.
As a debate raged on the floor of Congress over contempt proceedings for Attorney General Eric Holder, the Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform, Darrell Issa, (R-CA) inserted a letter into the Congressional Record. His dropping of the letter would normally be considered illegal, except Issa is protected by a clause in the Constitution.
President Obama has protected himself and Attorney General Eric Holder by invoking executive privilege in the Fast and Furious Scandal. The solid favor blocks the current investigation by congress into a failed administration scheme that has left one border patrol agent dead and countless other Mexican citizens murdered.