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Rep. Blake Farenthold on Holder: Anyone Else ‘Would Be in Jail’

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday refused to question Attorney General Eric Holder, considering that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, adding that any other American who did not comply with a DOJ subpoena “would be in jail.”...

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday refused to question Attorney General Eric Holder, considering that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, adding that any other American who did not comply with a DOJ subpoena “would be in jail.” “If an American citizen had not complied with one of the Justice Department subpoenas, they would be in jail, not sitting here … testifying,” Farenthold said. - See more at: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/melanie-hunter/gop-congressman-holder-anyone-else-would-be-jail#sthash.NssUwRoV.dpuf

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HHS Refuses To Comply With Issa’s Subpeona Citing Not Trusting Him As The Reason…

The latest middle finger from an increasinglylawlessanddesperateadministration. I'm not a lawyer, but I'm fairly confident that "we don't think much of you" is anacceptable reasonto ignore a Congressional subpoena:

 The Health and Human Services Department told House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa that it won’t turn over documents related to the security of the Healthcare.gov website because it can’t trust him to keep secret information that could give hackers a roadmap to wreak havoc on the system...

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House Ways and Means Committee Threatens To Subpoena Obama Admin Over Obamacare Numbers

Media reports show the administration has access to daily enrollment figures, but Tavenner would not provide the committee with signup numbers during a meeting with the committee this past week.

"By all media accounts, enrollment in the exchanges is thus far significantly behind the administration's projections, Camp said. But the Obama administration said its first numbers will be released in mid-November after the Department of Health and Human Services collects information.

"The committee is not prepared to wait until 'around mid-November' for the administration's scrubbed and spun numbers," Camp wrote. "Enrollment data exists today that will help this committee begin to address the implications of the failed launch."...

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