Eric Holder's contempt vote
How does this affect the election?
- Duration 3:44
- Date Jun 25, 2012
How does this affect the election?
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As we -- An expected vote in the full house over whether the attorney general Eric Holder should be held in contempt of congress.
The House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has been raising while some eyebrows.
Is suggesting that Republicans have a hidden motive for going after holder take a listen.
It is no coincidence.
That the attorney general of the United States.
Is the person responsible for making sure.
That voter suppression does not happen in that country.
-- issues that relate to the civil liberties of the American people are helped.
These very same people are holding in the content.
Are part of a nationwide.
Scheme to suppress the vote.
Probably didn't know that.
It's written in her campaign insiders -- job market now gentlemen -- clear -- up.
John you did not know that it was all about voter suppression so -- -- -- that I from the the former speaker but I think it's a crazy rationale for what's going on usually he he -- Eric Holder the White House has watched this thing and taken something that wasn't in the campaign.
And allowed it they've pushed it themselves and it being a political with him.
Forceful of this policy but treasure.
The national treasure and it's too cold here because she gives us so much all the time to do what they've heard that they could she just keeps gives -- the gift that keeps giving.
But look the problem the White House has is it now they've made a decision.
To allow the rest of the country that wasn't watching fox that wasn't being -- about fast and furious.
The -- are now no -- should -- be used executive privilege.
And they've left the suspicion that there must be hiding something.
And that is a problem because when you link this.
With the fact that they're leaking like crazy all you have the security McEnroe used to tell -- Clients who are still behind bars -- was not a very good -- That if you don't hide anything if you have nothing to -- Well what -- Was suggesting I think is there may be something to heart and I think.
There is certainly a method to.
The former speaker's madness political madness that is in the sense that.
Up bottom line why would she say something as preposterous as this if there wasn't subject to hide the idea of executive privilege combined with the contempt citation.
Puts an issue of what's where's pat said that hasn't been forswear all that this can do is -- raise the profile of an issue.
The only heard this -- say a battle between justice and ice and now it's the White House the white got the -- you know and after.
Nixon this is a terrible way to use executive privilege on such a wide basis it will be competed just lingers does it is Doug wants it doesn't pass -- -- But the other problem with -- is is there you don't want to active it's it's really stirring up the right because the NRA which has been behind a lot of this issue.
A lot of them believe that this was -- -- gun control their memos out.
And therefore they are really stoking the fire remember how important gun control can be it is -- -- the John Kerry believes defeated him -- -- four.
I and stunned over now in a tight election where you can't afford any mistakes the Obama White House that first they have as -- -- the national security leak we'll -- interest bubbling up got.
And now we got this thing and wavering voters may look in the fall.
And embattled president can't really run anything right.
And all of -- together may tip the balance toward front right I.