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DOJ won't prosecute Holder; civil court next?
By David Jackson
The Justice Department made it official today, saying they won't prosecute Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress despite the resolution the Republican House passed yesterday.
But the "Fast and Furious" case could still wind up in civil court.
In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, R- Ohio, Deputy Attorney General James Cole said Holder's decision to withhold documents about the bungled gun trafficking investigation from Congress "does not constitute a crime."
"Therefore, the department will not bring the congressional contempt citation before a grand jury or take any other action to prosecute the attorney general,'' Cole wrote.
Boehner spokesman Buck Brendan called the decision "not surprising, given the Administration's pattern of stonewalling, but it is still disappointing."
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