Congressman: House Republicans Will Seek to Impeach Eric Holder over Fast & Furious by End of the Year

So House Republicans are not going for the big enchilada, but are instead claiming that they are going to impeach Barack Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder. “It will probably be when we get back in (Washington),” said Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL). “It will be before the end of the year.”

Yoho spoke to the Ocala Start Banner after a town hall meeting:

eric_holder_AP120628032779_620x350Yoho alluded to Holder during the town hall. Questioned by The Sun afterward, Yoho said a group of Republicans will discuss impeachment with House Speaker John Boehner.

Trending: Duck Duck Go’s far-left political donations and abuse of user data have users FUMING

“It’s to get him out of office — impeachment,” Yoho said, adding “it will probably be when we get back in (Washington). It will be before the end of the year. This will go to the speaker and the speaker will decide if it comes up or not.”

take our poll - story continues below

Has Big Tech Gone Too Far Banning the President?(2)

  • Has Big Tech Gone Too Far Banning the President?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Freedom Outpost updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Cat Cammack, Yoho’s chief of staff, said the move comes out of frustration with Holder over a range of issues.

“Obviously there is a lot frustration with our attorney general. You can name the botched programs,” Cammack said. “Fast and Furious has been one of the No. 1 complaints we get in our office and why no one has been held accountable.”

Holder was held in contempt of Congress last year for failing to provide all documentation related to Operation Fast and Furious, which the federal government walked nearly 2,500 guns across the US/Mexico border, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of Mexicans and at least two federal agents.

No one has been held accountable in the Fast and Furious scandal and part of the holdup of the investigation has been not only a plethora of scandals from the current administration, but also the executive privilege used by “Mr. Non-Transparency” himself, Barack Obama.

In 1876, the House was successful in impeaching Secretary of War William Belknap and they were also successful in impeaching President Bill Clinton in 1998. Both men saw the Senate acquit them.

Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at

Become an insider!

Sign up for the free Freedom Outpost email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

You Might Like
Previous Muslim Awarded $66K in Back Pay after Refusing to Shave Beard in Accordance with American Patriot Security Rules
Next Obamacare Bombshell: Employer Plans will Also Drop Workers from Coverage

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon to the right of the comment, and report it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation. If you don't see a commenting section below, please disable your adblocker.

Sorry. No data so far.