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Nation's top prosecutor.
Faces new heat on Capitol Hill this morning the big question is.
Will Eric Holder handover enough information and.
To get the lawmakers to call off this whole idea of holding a contempt but again if this were a lot of them waiting for here's a letter -- to holder from -- -- I say heads the investigation quote we expected this extraordinary combination.
Will fully address the remaining concerns that you and house leadership have identify and quote Mike Emanuel is live on the hill is this the moment when we learn which way we're.
-- -- -- it certainly feels like a make or break moment last night we had the attorney general sent a letter that paralyzes saying.
That the Department of Justice was making a good faith serious offer to try to bring this to an amicable resolution.
In that letter attorney general holder wrote quote we expect that this extraordinary accommodation.
Wolf fully address the remaining concerns that you and house leadership have identified.
In your written and oral communications.
With the department over the last few weeks.
The attorney general want to meet with chairman nights at 11 AM this morning he also wanted the top Democrat to the relevant senate and house committees included.
Perhaps have a few allies in the room.
Bottom line these two are jockeying and it's not entirely clear how this will play out today we will obviously be watching it very close there is some drama and all this was.
-- what was ice -- response to Eric Holder Mike.
Well he was as fascinating because he said produce the documents or else we're gonna go forward with the contempt vote.
He essentially said have those documents to our people this morning so they could go through the documents.
And make sure that you were producing what we need what we've been asking for all this time.
And sell -- and he says there is nothing extraordinary about.
A federal agency complying with.
A request from a relevant committee and -- these -- were going back and forth that's similar to the hearing we saw several weeks ago where they are cutting each other off and there's a lot of tension in the room.
Even in the letters these guys are writing last night there's a lot of tension.
And so we'll be watching and waiting I know I've talked to the committee already this morning they say no documents have been received so far.
But at this point all indications are there will be -- 5 PM meeting later today and then we will see whether it is enough to postpone.
A contempt of congress vote.
In in the in the committee tomorrow morning how much of that meeting and do we know this how much of that meeting will be made public.
That is a great question -- -- all indications are a lot of it will be behind closed doors.
With just the key members in there but.
As we've seen a lot of this is also playing out in the media as well so long vacations are there will be at least some read out if not some public comment on camera.
After the meeting but.
At this point it sounds like the meeting will happen first and then we'll get a read out for exactly what happened weather was enough.
The hold off this contempt of congress vote busy day ahead for you Mike thanks Mike Emanuel leaving our coverage.
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