The Attorney General of the United States and the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will meet Tuesday, to discuss the ongoing investigation into ATF’s flawed Fast and Furious case.
The meeting is one day before the Committee’s scheduled vote, deciding whether to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.
“The Department (of Justice) has offered a serious, good faith proposal to bring this matter to an amicable resolution in the form of a briefing based on the documents that the Committee could retain,” Holder wrote.
For months, Republican lawmakers have been asking for documents revealing how the ATF’s flawed Fast and Furious case unfolded, which Department of Justice leaders knew about it, and when those leaders knew about it.
In a letter Issa addressed to Holder on Friday, Issa mentioned he would postpone the Committee’s vote in order to review the new documents to be provided to the Committee.
“I am prepared to announce this delay once the Department produces these documents,” he wrote.
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