House Speaker John Boehner and his top deputies are stepping up pressure on Attorney General Eric Holder in an effort to enforce the congressional subpoena of documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious.
On Friday, Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy and House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa joined forces to fire off a letter to Holder.
“We write to express our concerns with the lack of full cooperation from the Department of Justice with the ongoing Congressional investigation into the operation known as ‘Fast & Furious’ and the related death of Border Agent Brian Terry,” the House leaders wrote to Holder.
Holder has thus far failed to comply with all 22 categories of the subpoena Issa served him in October 2011. The subpoena requires him to provide Congress with documents relating to Fast and Furious. On 13 of the categories, Holder has provided no documents. On the other nine subpoena categories, Holder is still far from compliant.