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Fox News Fevered Over Seeing Holder Held In Contempt


The Justice Department called Issa's scheduling of the hearing "premature" and accused Issa of distorting facts, ignoring testimony and making inappropriate accusations against Holder.

As TPM reported last month, the impact of the proceedings will be almost entirely political. Even if the House passed the contempt resolution, they would have to sue Holder in federal court and the issue would not be resolved for years.

TPM's Michael Lester put together this highlight reel of Fox News coverage of the scheduled contempt hearing against Holder, who noted during his hearing last week that he "is seen by some as pretty controversial."