Holder Begs Court to Stop Document Release on Fast and Furious Scandal


Attorney General Eric Holder and his Department of Justice have >asked a federal court to indefinitely delay a lawsuit brought by watchdog group Judicial Watch. The lawsuit seeks the enforcement of open records requests relating to Operation Fast and Furious, as required by law.

Judicial Watch had filed, on June 22, 2012, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking all documents relating to Operation Fast and Furious and “specifically [a]ll records subject to the claim of executive privilege invoked by President Barack Obama on or about June 20, 2012.”

The administration has refused to comply with Judicial Watch’s FOIA request, and in mid-September the group filed a lawsuit challenging Holder’s denial. That lawsuit remains ongoing but within the past week President Barack Obama’s administration filed what’s called a “motion to stay” the suit. Such a motion is something that if granted would delay the lawsuit indefinitely.




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  1. ellen says:

    This scumbag will do anything to keep from being prosecuted.

    • Mike Evans says:

      I think you should have said, both scumbags will do anything to keep from being prosecuted.

      • smilee says:

        By law neither can be prosecuted for this so why not can the garbage talk!!!

        • machtac says:

          Smilee, that’s not true. both Obama and Holder can be prosecutet. If guns were sold to another nation for the sole purpose of criminal intent, Obama can be impeached in the Congress and Holder would be forced to resign

        • mallen11 says:

          That would be fantastic!!!!!

        • rs1123 says:

          Nothing would make me happier than to see Mr. O walked out of the White House and to a holding cell. Where he belongs.

        • mallen11 says:

          And the rest of his criminal buddies with him.

        • a says:

          In handcuffs and leg irons. The only thing scary is that leaves guess who in charge?! And then Biden would probably pardon both of them…..

        • LeSellers says:

          Co-conspirator.

          Mr. O’bama, will there ever be any Jobs?

        • Larry says:

          he does not want you to have a job…….he wants you to be on welfare and dependant.

        • THAT’S WHY I WOULD NOT EVEN HIRE BIDEN AS A TRASH COLLECTOR

        • Lauralee Hensley says:

          Biden is a joke.

        • crustyone says:

          Biden could be sent on a one-way family vacation to the Middle East.

        • Daniel Spickard says:

          Treason at that level isn’t a holding cell! It’s a public Execution, and because they’re both Muslims they should both be hung!

        • THE BLACKS THINK OBAMAS THEIR SAVIOR…..iGNORANCE IS BLISS

        • crustyone says:

          He’s probably the saver of food stamps

        • JobRon says:

          Daniel: Make their last dinner a good old fashioned pork roast, then cover them in pigs blood

        • crustyone says:

          If that is carried out they should both be ineligible for their virgins since we in the United States do not practice or acknowledge sharia law.

        • davienne says:

          that would be a dream come true… and the nightmare to be over

        • dave says:

          Lets get it done.

        • Kenneth Lee says:

          Only problem is that obeiden would be president then. THink of the mess he would make of international relations. Second thought, bring it on!!!!!

        • Sarge 52 says:

          machtac
          You are so right on that one my friend.

        • a says:

          Maybe both of them can stand trial together and face a firing squad the same way. Had it been someone not in government, he’d be swinging on the end of a hemp rope.

        • Impeached in this Congress? Not likely.

        • LeSellers says:

          Further, while impeachment is a trial (and hence, a prosecution), the matter does not end there. An impeachment is not a legal action, but a political one, so they could be tried in a court of law on the same charges on which they’d be impeached.

          There’s no double jeopardy here, if for no other reason than that an impeachment does not extend beyond removal from office; no life or limb (V amendment). And this position doesn’t even use the explicit statement in the Constitution that:
          Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend
          further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and
          enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but
          the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to
          Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.
          Article 1, Section 3, Clause 7

          Mr. O’bama, will there ever be ay Jobs?

        • Daniel Spickard says:

          What do you think that they have been doing? Why do you think that they don’t want the case opened for Benguazii? That’s why they’re hiding all documents for Operation Fast and Furious. This administration has been selling guns to our enemies. This is treason, plain and simple!

        • polithate says:

          yes, can’t people see that it is treason?

        • Ecoplastican says:

          For what are we waiting?

        • juswonderin says:

          Ecoplastican: “For what are we waiting? I think our Pres wants us to rebel so he can proclaim martial law & get the REAL Americans out of his hair & put us all in the ‘FEMA camps & THEN, he can tear down our country any way he wants to with no pretense of doing it for the sake of the US.

        • Lloyd says:

          Considering the fact that Mexico’s government is pretty much controlled by the cartels, you could say that the cartels are the government of mexico. For some time now Mexico has shown a lot of hostility toward the U.S., and could easily be called our enimies. I point this out to establish the fact that with Mexico being an enemy of the UI.S., providing them with weapons of any kind can be considered an act of treason, and espionage. Both high crimes that do not fall under the protection of diplomatic imunity. So both of them could be impeached, charged, prosecuted, and sentenced if found guilty. Maxicum penalty, exicution, by firing or firing squad. I’m not sure, but I believe that is according to the code of military justice, and by the articles of war. If I’m wrong, and someone knows the right facts, please correct me.

        • Lloyd says:

          Please omit the I in U.S. (typing error) sorry about that.

        • Lauralee Hensley says:

          Hey, I’m beginning to like the UIS, Unified Independent States, Independent of a Tyrannical Government. Independent of United Nation Influences, etc.. So maybe your subconscience was just typing what it was hoping for, given the current state of the USA government. If states could only peacefully leave this union…….

        • nuzzybuzz says:

          Maybe we could walk them across the border and see what happens. Notice though that bho hasn’t been out of the country of late. Since he says al Quaeda on run, it should be safe.

        • Larry says:

          I’ve figured for a long time now that obama wants the mexicans to attack Texas. If we were busy fighting with them, it would take our minds off of the terriost in D,C, fAT CHANCE OF THAT

        • Gale says:

          another follower heard from

        • beowulf32 says:

          No but obama can be impeached and criminal charges can be brought up, civil law suite can work. These two subhuman racist a$$ hole`s are responsible four 5 wihte men dying, so far as we know there is a possibilty there are more. And no one is saying anything. You cant believe that if a white president was responsible there would be riot`s all over america. Like 5 white lives. what are they waiting for us to die by the hundred`s and thousands of whites to die. They force us to live next to these people and we have to pay the price, out here on the streets with are blood.

        • del says:

          dont forget old blood clot hillary and her part in Benghazi….remember that was why she developed her most questionable clot

        • Lauralee Hensley says:

          Well for there to be a riot, don’t you think it would have to be a white Republican president and an African American (is that the politically correct word now, it changes every so often) Embassador for there to be a riot. Such a spin city in Washinton D.C..

        • choate says:

          smilee , why don’t you just shut your mouth , the only reason and you know it is that big money is backing him up .

        • davienne says:

          there is no statute of limitations on murder…

        • Daniel Spickard says:

          No they’ll both be executed on grounds of treason against humanity! Those resposible for all of Hitler’s doings were executed for a lot less!

        • Your wrong they can be impeached. They are not upholding the constitution.

        • juswonderin says:

          Don’t you understand that the Constitution is about to be deleted from our country? Little by little, he’s rendering it as a non issue. IF he really was a professor of some college, he knows the Constitution & how easily it can be nullified; as it is now being done now. He has no regard for our Constitution or country & as you can see, he’s leaning on the U.N. & Nato & other foreign entities. I’m all for articles of impeachment & prosecution, but that’s not going to happen. We’re already too deeply involved & there would be riots; and the racial riots would be just want he wants. SO, HOW do “We the people” have any power to do anything?? He knows all that! UNITED WE STAND OR DIVIDED; WE FALL! Can we be anymore divided?

        • So there’s going to be riots, That’s been planned for already. The EMA has built large internment camps all over the country that can hold millions of detainees. Obama has change the executive order on martial law to allow him to declare it during peace time. No other president has found it necessary to do that. Obama is counting on civil war and riots so he can take over the country by declaring martial law and then disbanding Congress and the ruling by decree. He needs to be removed before it’s too late.

        • foxmulder says:

          Gee smilee, so even if that were true, does that mean Obama and Holder are above the law. How far are you wiling to carry their water buckets.

        • Ecoplastican says:

          So what you are saying is that obammy and holder are above the law.

        • JimLA says:

          smilee, You go out back and get YOUR laws out of the garbage can or just dream them up?

        • GQ4U says:

          Federal law is simple: Whoever aids, abets, counsels, commands, induces or procures the commission of an offense, is punishable as a principal.

          Following impeachment and removal from office, Holder and/or Obama can be prosecuted for their crimes. For Obama its unlikely, but if things get heated they will throw Holder to the wolves… I wouldn’t mind seeing that.

      • buddamacuddis says:

        Tar and feather…

    • pete says:

      to ellen
      not trying to disagree or attack you and others, BUT please stop the cute comments and others who comment making bravado and tough comments that mean nothing. Use your anger, fear, disgust and time to do something better. At least make calls, emails, try to organize friends, family to opposse, deny, defy, attack the socialists. Boycott, march, do civil disobedience; don’t pay tax, don’t join military, don’t comply with obamacare. Deny anything you can think of. I just want to see all of us do something to tear this despot and his administration down. You and I and all of us are going to do little or nothing until this sob becomes king, dictator, etc. I am not old enough to remember Hitler, but he started out just like obama. Do you want to let him do this? Unlike the Jews I will NOT go quietly into that dark train car!!! I wish you well, now start some ACTION lady.

      • Samurai_Sam says:

        Good call Pete it is time for massive civil disobedience as the Marine (Boston) said “I am not your subject”!

      • dondehoff says:

        “Pete, well on point. Profanity, obnoxious nicknames and one-on-one, back alley. off-subject, gutter talk is almost always counterproductive, and there are people “out there”, representing or supporting the “powers that be”, whose sole function is to take our focus off of the issue at hand—and unfortunatly many “innocents” unwittingly fall for the rouse and become “one of them”. In addition, there are major legal differences between “libel and slander”. however, one who puts “it” in writing, is frequently dumb enought to “say it”, and they get charged with both. Folks, stay out of the guttter and stay on subject.

      • gmarshall says:

        Ellen, you are right. The only way something constructive can be done is for citizens to unite and demand that the truth come out and put some heat on our Congress by writing, faxing, and calling them.

      • mallen11 says:

        I understand what you are saying but for a lot of people they need to just let off steam. Many of us do write and email but we get nothing but empty computer generated responses mainly because our reps are demoRats. My two senators are the two witches F & P. I get nowhere with them. In fact, they actually wrote and said they do not accept certain correspondence. So my greatest weapon is prayer because…
        I Tim 2:1-2 First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and ALL who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
        Luke 18:27 But He said, “The things that are impossible with people are possible with God.”
        Col 2:10 and in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over ALL rule and authority;

        All it takes is our faith and belief in what His Word says.

      • choate says:

        what makes you think that this person does not do any of that

    • SUSANM says:

      THEIR DAY WILL COME….DON’T WORRY AND ONE BY ONE THEY’LL RAT THE OTHER OUT….

      • mallen11 says:

        Their day will come when We the People put God first in our lives otherwise why should He help a Nation who no longer honors Him?
        Luke 18:27 But He said, “The things that are impossible with people are possible with God.”
        II Peter 3:8… but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity.

    • Real American says:

      yep the idiot will do anything,but it doesn’t stop the next president to open it and can still go after him and try him!!

      • The SOB Obama doesn’t plan on giving up power. He’s planning on civil war and then declaring martial law and disbanding Congress and naming himself Ruler for life.

    • Remington 870 says:

      Bet Mohammed Holder had something to do with Aurora and Newtown incidents. Remember, Holder’s past involves affiliation with muslim terrorists… and who better to plan and commit murder in advancement of Gun control for ‘Dear Leader’.

      • Gram says:

        Yes, there are websites out there that state it was set up by this administration in order to bring about gun control. Don’t forget the saying this administration has ” Never let a crisis go to waste “. This has been going on since our country was founded. But ever since the U N was started, it was their goal to do this to have the U N control our country and the people.

        • a says:

          Remove ALL funding for the UN and throw that org out of the USA. Take back our land and convert it to housing. OR maybe a jail for these conspirators.

      • Carl Stevenson says:

        Don’t forget Holder’s involvement with Oklahoma City, Waco, and Ruby Ridge.

    • RLM357 says:

      Don’t you mean THESE? EMMANUAL fled to Chicago didn;t he? ~Rick Magee, FL

    • Sarge 52 says:

      ellen,
      you hit the nail on the head, the devil and his henchmen in Washington all belong in ORANGE suits for life with no chance of ever getting released.

    • JIM says:

      IS Prosecutition Emminent if records are released on Fast and Furious for ERIC HOLDER AND OBAMA !!!???? Talking about the Obama calling The Nra ,White people All sorts of Names and labeling them as Terrorist ,Look no futher than your President and His ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER FOR EXtreeme Corruption and because of Fast and FUrious Many Mexicans and Some of our ELITE Border Patrol Agents ,Were Killed ,People our Own President had to have signed off on this !!!This Administration is The most Corrupt Ever ,REalease those Records NOW !!!Senators ,Members of Congress see to it that those records are Released ,Now !!!!Then Prosecute the Corrupt Now !! Obama slamns the Nra on Gun Control and features little kids with letters on the issue ,If those little kids only knew this President ,They woud not go near him .Parents ,What could you be thinking ,??????????????Know the truth and it will set you free .Jesus Christ Forever .

    • kbcab says:

      They’re never gonna prosecute this guy , just like Obama , he’ll get away with everything he wants to…

    • Daniel Spickard says:

      Prosecuted isn’t the word I’d use Executed would be a more fitting word!

  2. gwedem5995 says:

    And he has Obama the dictator tyrant scumbag to back him up.

  3. Tony says:

    Nail their coverup azzzzzes.

  4. Vox Populus says:

    The greater good appears to have no meaning to this criminal cabal.

  5. Ihatelibs says:

    Hiding something a**hole?

    • Patriot says:

      Ya think? :)
      Holder beg Court? I like to see him begging for his life from the end of a rope!
      Racist trash just like his boss!

  6. Frank629 says:

    the problem is ARE THE 2 SCUMBAGS GOING TO GET AWAY WIYH THIS?

    • larry says:

      Yes, there is no backbone in DC.

      • hardhead says:

        Need to move the white house senate and all to kansas corn field set up a secure fenced compound like a military base. And have all 545 of these crooks work there no leaving until the job is done. No lobbyist,bankers, federal reserve or corporations. no flying on Airforce one unless it is for Americans interst. No vacation on it or paid vacations no medical and all on S.S. And they all punch a time clock like Americans

        • Carl Stevenson says:

          It’s there … It’s called Leavenworth. Let them make license plates until the gallows is available.

    • Chuck says:

      Of course they are. They would have never asked for the ‘motion to stay’ , if they were not confident that it would be granted.

      • smilee says:

        No court is going do otherwise while a criminal investigation is still ongoing as is the case in this so call fast and furious.

    • johnkohlenberg says:

      Two scumbags are helpless if the people would stand up to them and not be afraid. March to our state capitals with load guns and ammo in case we need it. Signs are only a bluff and they know it. The ONLY WAY to STOP tyranny

  7. HappyG says:

    Obo and friends don’t run by the same laws as others before them…they feel they are beneath them.

  8. cajanone1 says:

    Typical actions from a guilty party. Fast and Furious and holder and obama documents would show proof of treason by the president and his staff!

    • DAY says:

      EVEN IF IT DID, WE DON’T HAVE A CONGRESS OR COURT THAT WOULD PROSECUTE THIS ILLEGAL ALIEN MUSLIM POS.

    • smilee says:

      The papers (documents) that say or maynot say that is what this court fight is about and you do not know what is in them either so you proof of treason is just you blowing out hot and stupid air which only reveals how ignorant you are!!

      • Luci Tomlin says:

        And YOU are one of those who are so mesmerized by the “package” and it doesn’t matter to you what’s inside! It doesn’t matter that he came to America with NOTHING! No skills, education, experience, Political expertise, job record, in fact, no records at all! The stories HE told about his background turned out to be false, and his past associations were at best questionable and at worst, anti-American, radicals who worked secretly against every principle this Country was founded on! He grew up surrounded by these associates and we are dumb enough to think it didn’t affect his own principles? Even after five years, there is STILL no Documents, records, information, nor ANY SOLID proof of where he came from, really is, and where he has been! And don’t bring up the COLB! In the Country of your birth, in every State in the Untied States, you can get a Certified copy of your Original Birth Certificate, with a raised Seal of your State, within a few MINUTES! Except for Hawaii! THERE it takes two years, and the birth DATE, which was missing off the short form he presented in ’08, was two numbers HIGHER than twins registered three days after he was allegedly born! There is also a matter of a Frenchmans SS# that was assigned to him in Connecticut in 1977 who later died in Hawaii. Which 0′Bama used until ’09. Also two men lived in the Greenwood house in Chicago, both with this SS# and the same BD! But probably doesn’t mean anything! Just coincidences! RIGHT?

      • choate says:

        papers , documents , the only hot air around her is yours , and besides if you are dumb enough to believe the lier in chief then more power to you , I only hope that you see the bullet just before it hits your brain .

    • hardhead says:

      We have proof of treason now with Boy ZERo’s action on the 2nd admendment. Firing sqaud for them both

    • Anne says:

      We have an ABUNDANCE OF PROOF and TRUTH about Hussein and Holder, we just don’t have anyone willing to grow a pair and deliver.

  9. Chad says:

    Wish a “motion to stay” would work on his pen.

  10. warrenpeace says:

    How guilty does this appear to be? I can’t wait until all the facts come out on these two criminals and they are jailed. The facts will come out just like Lance Armstrong- money and power will buy time but the facts won’t change. I wonder if Obama will be allowed to use a teleprompter in court when he tries to explain “to the American people” what really happened and the following cover-up. Then we go to the Benghazi cover-up after this trial. It’s never ending with this administration.

    • i dont believe that he will ever go to court.the demon crats will see to that..

    • Nana says:

      Will there be a cover-up in Algeria, too?

    • smilee says:

      Dream on sucker as none of those will ever happen!! Reagan oversaw the deaths of 262 marines in Lebanon for the same negligence as Benhazi and GW lied to us to get permission to go to war with Iraq were over 4000 died and we spent over one trillion dollars in that perceptive this is peanuts. Polls now show 61% view Obama as a strong leader and 56% approve of the job he is doing and 53% support him in the debt ceiling and blame the GOP for the problem. 51.1% voted for him you lost to him grow up and take it like a man!!

      • Luci Tomlin says:

        For your information, the Democrats were in charge of the Senate and the House! They INSISTED there were WMD, and practically PUSHED Bush into it! Even threatening him that Hussein was sending these weapons to Syria! And HE wold be responsible if he murdered us! And by the way, 0′Bama
        “Beats around the GW Bush” constantly, yet he VOTED for him to have a second term in 2004! Check it out! It nearly gave his “CREATORS” apoplexy! From then on THEY made the decisions, and he just followed their orders! Via Val!

      • HowCanItBeClose says:

        Grow up – 49% of the country disagrees with him. Not exactly a mandate.

      • fullback6 says:

        Take it like a man? Are you all there you dip-sh*t. When he stands you up to that wall are you going to take it like a man? I sure want to see that…….

        • dave3200 says:

          No, no, no! Only those who voted against the usurper will be lined-up against the wall. Smilee is one of those “low-information voters” who voted to put the bugger back into office for a 2nd term. He’ll be safe from the retribution squad.

        • HowCanItBeClose says:

          Dave.. When I read a Smilee post I have this feeling it’s from Acorn, or what ever they’ve morphed into. I experienced a similar interaction on FaceBook. 10% content, 90% emotional out lash.

      • choate says:

        I don’t hit the down button for obviouse reasons , and smile you just remind me of some one that needs to complain , why else are you on this site , wa goo goo dada 140% and 100% of the votes in enough of the states to call it voter fraud , I seem to remember hearing a lot of Obamma freaks like you saying that they would vote 2 to 6 times in several states , so you need to grow up you freak he lost by a bigger margin than you think .

      • warrenpeace says:

        Smilee,
        Correction- 47% voted for him, 4.1% where fraudulent ballot changes orchestrated by Acorn and friends. You will see- the facts will come out eventually and you will understand. Meantime, you will have to dig mighty deep to find anyone in history that lies more than the scoundrel in office- do you actually believe the polls? Who do you thinks rigs those? Open your eyes, admit the failure- then we can all move forward.

  11. theodorej says:

    When are we going to stop employing a system of due process that is intent on blocking and delaying…Why can’t the congress give the american people a complete airing of this matter…

    • Shagnasty1 says:

      Because the Republicans led by Boehner are selling us out too. I heard yesterday they are about to allow raising the debt ceiling. I’m sure Boehner was behind closed doors again when brokering this deal against us.

      • Retired Chief Petty Officer says:

        I was against Boehner in the past election, I am against him now, and I will be while he is Speaker. I was disappointed that more conservatives did not vote against his confirmation, but I suspect if that had happened the Democrats would have ponied up enough votes to keep him in.

    • Congress has no guts. Both sides have abandoned the people long ago. There are a few stepping up. However as long as Boehner, McConell, McCain and Cantor are in power the Democrats will get what they want. They are only in it for themselves.

  12. dcalfine says:

    Forget Lincoln. Forget FDR. Forget JFK. The guy who Obama is most like is clearly Nixon. Arrogant and paranoid. Only Nixon was not anything near as extreme.

    • Joel Carson says:

      Nixon never tried to destroy the country , no way in hell is he comparable to oh’bummer .

      • smilee says:

        No but he was a crook and many think he would have damaged the country if he did not quit and that is why Goldwater (GOP senator) went to the white house to tell him the votes to impeach and convict were there and asked him to resign or he woulf face that and then he did resign

    • Shagnasty1 says:

      I’m no expert but I heard it said one time despite all the accusations against him Nixon never actually broke any (existing) laws. I what he did wrong was not sanctioning but covering after the fact for the break in of the Watergate. Nobody who is informed on the issues can remotely make the same claim about Obama’s innocence in anything controversial he is involved in.

      • smilee says:

        He was guilty of obstruction of justice and guilty of approving the Watergate breakin in advance of it and would have been prosecuted for this and maybe other crimes after he quit but Ford pardoned him to stop that from happening. No one is accusing Obama of breaking any laws except many wingnuts on here and they carry no weight and are only venting

        • Hans says:

          You are absolutely wrong. Nixon was at least eligable to be president of the USA. ODUMBO, however, is an illegal alien and not qualified to be president under our constitution! Everybody know that, but the 535 idiots of Congress are sitting on their hands and do nothing. What does this FRAUD ODUMBO has in his hands to keep them silent ????

    • Patriot says:

      Nixon was an American who’s only real crime was loyalty to his people.
      I’ll give you, Nixon was paranoid.

      Want a comparison? How about FDR and Wilson?

    • smilee says:

      I well remember Nixon and Obama is no Nixon and they are as different as day and night. Nixon would have been impeached and convicted of the articles of impeachment if he had not quit and then subject to criminal prosecution if Ford had not pardoned him first as he did. Both parties were united on this and none of this exists with Obama and will not. Sorry but you will just have to put up with him for four more years and many historians think in time he will be likened to Lincoln more than any other president.

  13. Ivan says:

    If it was one of us regular folk we would be in jail do a long stretch

  14. Patriot Games says:

    ARREST HOLDER AND OBAMA!!!

    If the joint chiefs of staff had any sack, they would arrest both of these thugs under the provisions of the NDAA 0f 2013!

  15. TrpaRat says:

    Prosecute and then IMPEACH!!