House Lawmakers Want Eric Holder Impeached


A group of 20 House Republicans signed a proposal Thursday calling for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder for “high crimes and misdemeanors” and “offenses of the Constitution.”

Representative Pete Olson (Texas) is leading an effort calling for Holder to be charged with perjury, failure to comply with subpoenas and failure to discharge the duties of Attorney General.

“For nearly five years, Attorney General Holder has systematically deceived Congress and destroyed the credibility of the Justice Department in the eyes of the American people,” Olson said.

When Holder failed to comply with Congressional subpoena’s related to the Fast and Furious gun-running campaign in 2012, the Hose voted overwhelmingly to hold Holder in criminal contempt.

“Still, he continued to mislead and thwart congressional efforts to bring the truth to the American people,” Olson said.

According to a summary of charges, Holder has “engaged in a pattern of conduct incompatible with the trust and confidence placed in him in that position by refusing to comply with a subpoena issued by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Oct. 12, 2011.”

Another item charges Holder with failure to enforce laws such as Defense of Marriage Act before it was invalidated by the Supreme Court.

The lawmakers go on to charge Holder with failure to properly investigate the Internal Revenue Service scandal earlier this year when conservative groups were targeted for extra scrutiny.

Finally, the lawmakers claim that Holder perjured himself earlier this year when he claimed to have had no knowledge of any government attacks against the media for disclosure of classified material.

Olsen is joined by: Representatives Larry Bucshon (Ind.), Blake Farenthold (Texas), David Roe (Tenn.), Randy Weber (Texas), Lynn Westmoreland (Ga.), Roger Williams (Texas), Ted Yoho (Fla.) Louie Gohmert (Texas), Michele Bachmann (Minn.), Bill Flores (Texas), Mark Amodei (Nev.), Jim Bridenstine (Okla.), Scott DesJarlais (Tenn), Jeff Duncan (S.C.), Duncan Hunter (Calif.), Sam Johnson (Texas), Steve Stockman (Texas), Mike Conaway (Texas), and Thomas Massie (Ky.).

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  • Edward James Almost

    Impeach that bastardo, he is a criminal and should be in handcuffs!!!

    • Quester55

      Or Hung!

  • WillBill Swillberg

    Go to the top where the problem is!

  • Warrior

    The entire regime should be in hancuffs right now along with piglosi and reid. Oblamanocare is a blatant criminal act of collusion against the American People.

  • Muffin Man Mashinksy

    Holder The Racist Scolder deserves not only to be impeached, but thrown in jail…INCREDIBLY, HE IS STILL THREATENING TO SUE BANKS SO THEY GIVE OUT MORTGAGES TO PEOPLE WHO DON’T HAVE A POT TO PISS IN!!!!!!…see link below:

    Also, he said he would not help Arizona secure their borders, not enforce the DOMA before it was squashed & actually used federal lawyers to sue the govt. on behalf of 2 lesbians, so Boehner had to hire, at taxpayer expense, 2 lawyers to defend the govt.’s position.

  • Hap Harris

    Where would you find people with the moral character to impeach him-?
    There is so much graft in our Congress today everyone runs around pointing fingers with one hand and taking bribes with the other.
    Who has the moral authority to impeach whom-?!!

    • podunk1

      Best way to get rid of all traitors is start recalling progressives in the senate and house – throw them out for defying oath & duty, prosecute them, replace them with moral people who can read & then impeach-prosecute every progressive traitor in government!

      The only law needed is Amendments 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 14 (just 9 sentences) & Article VI Clauses 2 & 3 of the Constitution! (a total of 11 sentences with 621 words!)

      How many time & ways can they violate & mock Amendments 1, 2, & 4, 14 then turn around and use their powers of office (10) to hold innocent persons to heinous crimes including terrorism without due process in (5& 6) by denying citizens’ rights (9). Read those rights – they’re YOUR RIGHTS and you are as capable as anyone to read, understand, and force all level of courts to enforce them as written. Those words have not been changed and they are what takes a ratified official amendment to change, add to, or delete!

      • Quester55

        Podunk1, Those that Commit Heinous Crimes against the AMERICAN Citizens, Rarely concern themselves with obeying the LAWS of the COUNTRY they are Conspiring to Destroy!

    • Muffin Man Mashinksy

      How about Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Tom Coburn, Mike Lee & Justin Amash to name a few who have this authority!!

  • Wambli525

    The House almost got it right, but they missed the target.
    Impeach Obama and you get Holder too. Wake up politicians!

    • Quester55

      Richard M. Nixon, Was a Crook, No doubt about it! However what Obama has done to this Country, makes Nixon’s Folly, appear to be, the work of an, Rank Amateur in Comparison !

  • William James Ward

    Holder should be the busiest man in Washington prosecuting what
    amounts to the most corrupt government in American History. If
    justice was to be served thousands of indictments would be put out
    and from Obama to almost everyone in the District of Criminals
    would be in jail awaiting trial and life sentences of road gang
    workers to remind all that crime does not pay but as long as no one
    can do anything I guess it pays in the trillions of dollars…..William

  • lokiswife

    They gave him two years to provide the answers to questions and he thumbed his nose at the congressional committee? Would he wait two years for subpoenaed information? Doubt it…and glad that there are 20 people in congress who have the spine and ethics to stand up to him. Holder has been the absolute worst Attorney General this country has ever had.

    • Muffin Man Mashinksy

      Yes, worst AG & worst prez & they are evil racists too!!!

  • hdevo

    We need a Military Coup run the tanks right up to the WH and drag the criminal out

    • Quester55

      Correction, CRIMINAL(S) OUT!

  • Robert Messmer

    Perhaps they are starting with Holder to have a chance to “flip” him and get enough evidence on Obama to send him to prison for life plus 20.

    • Muffin Man Mashinksy

      Isn’t great to dream?….From your lips to God’s ears!!

  • Quester55

    The More Civilized The American voters Become, The More UN-civilized, our Government’s Become!
    By Nature, & Faith, I Strive to be a Faithful & Faith-filled man, However those CRIMINALS in Government (ON BOTH SIDES) Are Starting to Brake me down!
    What GULL these Law-Breakers have, I Say IMPEACH This TRAITOR But Include his COMMUNISTIC BOSS as Well!!

  • Quester55

    REMOVE The Speaker & His FUHRER, Before its too late! & BRAND His Secret 8 with T’s on their Foreheads as well! T’s for Treason !!

  • Fedup

    It will take an armed revolt to stop this government.

    • Edward James Almost

      Name the time and place and maybe we can work something out. You hear that NSA? Go f=== yourselves!