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We're still waiting to hear from attorney general Eric Holder about Justice Department targeting of journalists including Fox News chief Washington correspondent James Rosen.
Holder miss today's deadline to provide some answers to congress correspondent Shannon Bream has the -- No one in this country should ever be prosecuted for committing journalism Associated Press CEO Gary Pruitt says he still hasn't.
Plenty of questions about aggressive leak investigation by the Justice Department.
Including decisions to pursue reporter's phone records and personal emails and -- the blessing of attorney general Eric Holder the DOJ's actions.
Could not have been more tailor made to comfort authoritarian regimes that want to suppress their own news media.
The United States does it too they can say GOP leaders on the House Judiciary Committee have questions for holder as well.
Following his testimony that he had never even heard of some potential prosecution of a journalist for releasing sensitive material.
Followed by the Justice Department admission days later that holder had -- efforts.
To successfully seek a search warrant giving the government access to Fox's chief Washington correspondent James -- personal email.
Based on allegations that Rosen had engaged in criminal activity.
Letters have been volleying back and forth between a committee and a Justice Department over demands -- holder explain what GOP committee leaders see as a direct conflict.
The Justice Department maintains holder's testimony was both accurate and consistent.
-- the committee had summoned him to testify again on the hill this week.
The two sides reached an agreement in which holder was to provide written answers to the committee's questions by the end of business today.
As well as meet in person with committee members.
Wisconsin Republican Jim sensenbrenner says he looks forward to listening to the attorney general's explanation.
But he's also said the committee could subpoena holder or even consider a second contempt of congress vote against him if he refuses to provide answers to the committee.
Crest Shannon thanks.
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