Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) on Tuesday accused President Obama with either obstructing a congressional investigation or of involvement in the Fast and Furious gun-tracking operation.

In a 7-page letter to the president, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee launched his most direct allegations yet of Obama just two days ahead of a full House vote on whether to place Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to respond to a subpoena.

Issa took issue with Obama’s assertion of executive privilege over a cache of documents at the Department of Justice—including a February 2011 letter later withdrawn by the agency — that Issa believes includes information on Holder’s role in Fast and Furious.

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