The Republican bench in the House of Representatives of the United States will give course to the vote of comtempt against Attorney General
The president of that parliamentary body, conservative , said to journalists that the last negotiations with the government to give texts related to the case did not prevent to restrain the measurement.
That is one of the strongest sanctions of the Capitol against a political personality, because it deliberately obstructs the work of the legislative plenary session or one of its committees. Boehner announced that decision a day after his correligionist , challenged the US President, , and asked him to argue the executive privilege given to Holder on writings on Fast and Furious .
Issa, president of the Committee of Supervision and the Governmental Reformation of the House of Representatives, questioned if the Head of State invoked the law "with the only intention to continue obstructing the investigation of the Congress" on the case.
In addition, he rejected the proposal of the Secretary of Justice to give some texts from his office, in exchange for finishing with the search.
The White House, on the other hand, reacted with indignation and accused the GOP party to want to gain political points for the elections of next 6 of November.
According to the presidential spokesman, Jay Carney, the Oval Office and the Department of Justice gave Tuesday a sample of documents required for the investigation and also they offered a "access without precedents" to its internal communications.
Holder is considered the main person in charge of the failure of Fast and Furious, an operation which began in 2009 supposedly to support the fight against the drug trafficking in Mexico.
According to several information, almost two thousand armaments acquired by Mexican criminal organizations arrived at that country under knowledge of the American Agency for Alcohol, Tobacco and Arms (ATF), led by the Department of Justice directly.
The crisis exploded after the death of an agent of the American border patrol, Brian Terry, in a shooting in which presumably one of those devices was used.
Another report revealed that almost 70 percent of more than 29,000 arms seized by the Mexican authorities during 2009 and 2010 came from the neighboring nation, but detailed that hundreds of guns and pistols still remain in an unknown whereabouts.
In a public official notice, the Council of the Border Patrol and several congressmen from the Republican Party remembered that this operation caused the death of at least two American citizens and one political discrepancy with Mexico.