Attorney General Eric Holder got a little feisty during a House Judiciary Committee Hearing Tuesday when Rep. Louis Gohmert suggested that being held in contempt of Congress didn’t appear to matter to the Attorney General.
Charlie Spiering at Big Government reported:
After Holder dismissed Gohmert's requests for documents relating to congressional investigations, Gohmert said, “I realize that contempt is not a big deal to our Attorney General, but it is important that we have proper oversight."
“You don’t want to go there buddy!” Holder responded. “You don’t want to go there, OK?”
“You should not assume that uh that is not a big deal to me,” Holder continued. “I think it was inappropriate, I think it was unjust, but never think that it was not a big deal to me. Don’t ever think that.”
Gohmert insisted that Republicans were focused on getting to the bottom of the Fast and Furious gun running scandal.
“I don’t need lectures from you about contempt,” Gohmert fired back.
“And I don’t need lectures from you either,” Holder responded.