On June 20th, the Oversight Committee met to consider a resolution to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his failure to produce subpoenaed documents related to Operation Fast & Furious. Earlier that day, President Barack Obama asserted executive privilegePresident Barack Obama asserted executive privilege to withhold documents related to the investigation.

The resolution was passed with a recorded vote of 23 yeas to 17 nays.

The contempt resolution now goes to the full House of Representatives for a vote.
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