BOEHNER: Contempt vote on Holder will proceed; last-minute talks fail


WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner (BAY’-nur) says the House will move forward with acontempt of Congress vote against Attorney General Eric Holder over the botched gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious.

The Ohio Republican told reporters Wednesday that last-minute talks with the White House about releasing documents had failed to avert the vote. President Barack Obama has asserted executive privilege to keep the documents secret, but Republicans say there’s no basis for that.

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