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Yoho wants to impeach Eric Holder



From the Ocala Star Banner:

CHIEFLAND -- U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho said Tuesday night that a group of Republicans will try to launch impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Eric Holder later this month.

Yoho, R-Gainesville, spoke after a town hall meeting in Chiefland, during which he outlined his goals and answered questions on issues including health care, immigration and education.

Yoho alluded to Holder during the town hall. Questioned afterward, Yoho said a group of Republicans will discuss impeachment with House Speaker John Boehner.

"It's to get him out of office -- impeachment, " Yoho said, adding "it will probably be when we get back in (Washington). It will be before the end of the year. This will go to the speaker and the speaker will decide if it comes up or not."

Cat Cammack, Yoho's chief of staff, said the move comes out of frustration with Holder over a range of issues.

"Obviously there is a lot frustration with our attorney general. You can name the botched programs,” Cammack said. “Fast and Furious has been one of the No. 1 complaints we get in our office and why no one has been held accountable."

[Last modified: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 3:00pm]


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