March 19, 2012

Cravaack has ‘no confidence’ in Holder: 122 congressman now want AG gone

Via-Daily Caller

by Matthew Boyle

..Cravaack told The Daily Caller on Monday that he has signed onto House Resolution 490, the official resolution of “no confidence” in Holder because of Fast and Furious. Cravaack becomes the 122nd U.S. House member to sign the resolution, call for Holder’s resignation or firing over the scandal or both.

“This gun walking program has resulted in the death of innocent civilians, as well as the death of dedicated Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry,” Cravaack told TheDC. “Attorney General Holder and the Administration’s obstinate refusal to comply, and their apparent efforts to whitewash facts surrounding Congress’ investigation is unacceptable. Enough is enough — Americans deserve honesty and accountability. If Holder has broken the law, he should be brought to justice.”

Over the weekend, discovered a 1995 CSPAN video in which Holder — then the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia — advocated using anti-smoking campaigns as a model for an anti-gun campaign.

“What we need to do is change the way in which people think about guns, especially young people, and make it something that’s not cool, that it’s not acceptable, it’s not hip to carry a gun anymore, in the way in which we’ve changed our attitudes about cigarettes,” Holder said...

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