A federal judge has declined a House committee's bid to have Attorney General Eric Holder held in contempt of court — and perhaps even jailed — for failing to turn over documents related to the Justice Department' s response to Operation Fast and Furious.

However, in a ruling Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson also denied Holder's request for an indefinite stay of her prior order that the attorney general must turn over any "non-privileged" documents the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee subpoenaed as part of an investigation into the botched gunrunning investigation. The judge previously ruled that Holder must give the panel any documents that are not both predecisional and deliberative in nature.

Jackson called the House contempt motion "entirely unnecessary" and said it was evident that she was considering the government's motion to lift her prior order. "Under those circumstances, the Court finds no basis to hold defendant in contempt," she wrote.

But the judge also said she saw no reason to allow the Justice Department to withhold unprivileged documents until the case was complete. She ordered those records turned over to the committee by Nov. 3, along with a log of the records claimed to be privileged.

"Though the Court has the discretion to grant a stay in the interests of judicial economy and efficiency, pending appeal or otherwise, there is no pending appeal here and the Court has already ruled that defendant has no legal basis to withhold non-deliberative documents. The 'possibility' of an appeal and piecemeal litigation does not satisfy defendant’s burden to demonstrative a 'clear case of hardship or inequity' without a stay," she wrote in her decision (posted here).

A Justice Department spokesman welcomed the decision, at least the part rebuffing the motion to hold Holder in contempt. "We are pleased that the court rejected the committee's latest stunt," spokesman Brian Fallon said.

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Our "JUSTICE" System SIMPLY IS NOT Justice!

This judge, apparently, has no concept of CONTEMPT!

This liberal judge is owned by the progressive liberals!  

Eric Holder is an obvious, in-your-face criminal who should be in prison. The American People know this.  This judge is in Obama's pocket and/or afraid of the consequences of crossing "the Regime" and holding someone accountable for something!!!

She may be in the pocket of the Federal bureacracy, but I would bet that she has compromised her ethics and morals because of fear of reprisal and the potential loss of her seat of power! She fails to understand that there is far more at stake here than merely keeping her job! She has compromised the trust of the American people and in essence has said that law breakers like Eric "the snake" Holder are above the law!

Do we not see the problem here? The enemies of freedom are using our own laws to defeat our freedoms.. Some Americans voted for Democrats for the WH! When they get in they appoint Liberal Justices. We are finding out this means that our Constitutional rights are not as before.. they are directed from two treasonous places.. the WH and the court! LIBERAL COURTS.. Oh Oh, there goes honor as that is a relative thing! No absolute morals as this is also a matter of relativism!

Hopefully after the November elections we can

clean up DC and finally say GOODBYE to obama

and all the DEMOCRAPS and muslims in our government!

WHAT A NICE THOUGHT!

COULD NOT AGREE W/U MORE

AND IT CAN BE DONE IF WE JUST DO IT VOTE NO DEMS IN NOT ONE NONE ZERO 

computertech

Happy, Happy, Happy!

Another Nazi in the alleged "judicial system" doing her master's bidding.

Maybe they should hold U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson in contempt first, then have a real judge hold Holder in contempt, along with Brian Fallon.

The judge ruled on feelings and what is good for the communist party. It's so obviously clear that Holder should be held and jailed for contempt. Alleged judge Amy Berman Jackson should be removed from the bench for her judicial blindness.

What else can we expect from her? an Ashkenazi liberal Jewish, and nothing less than appointed by the Kenyan illegal in the WH...!!

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During an interview with Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart, Biden forgot that Obamacare technically bans illegal aliens from enrolling in healthcare plans — although illegal aliens are still able to obtain subsidized and free healthcare at Americans’ expense — and promised that under his plan, all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens would be able to get Obamacare.

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DIAZ-BALART: When I … NBC moderated that first debate with you, I didn’t … I don’t recall a clear answer, under your plan should … would the 11, 12 million undocumented immigrants that live in the United States, that have been here many for generations, would they have access …

BIDEN: Yes.

DIAZ-BALART: — to health insurance.

BIDEN: Yes, they … if they can buy into the system like everybody else.

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BIDEN: Yeah. Yeah, I know. Well they can, that’s my point. They continue to be able to do that.

DIAN-BALART: They cannot under the ObamaCare.

BIDEN: Well and that’s my point, they will though. They will be able to buy into … [illegal aliens] would be able to buy in, just like anyone else could.

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Under the 2020 Democrats’ plan to provide taxpayer-funded healthcare to all illegal aliens living in the U.S., Americans would be billed potentially $660 billion every decade just to cover the costs. Other research has found that the plan would cost Americans at least $23 billion every year.

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