I am just curious as to the consequences for being in contempt of congress.
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There are two contempt charges facing Eric Holder.  The criminal contempt of congress can result in jail time if he is taken to criminal court.  The problem is that the justice department, which he is the head of, makes the decision to take him to criminal court.  They have already declined to do that.  The criminal contempt charge will basically go away from my understanding.  The civil contempt charge allows congress to take the matter before a judge and request that the judge review the matter and possibly force Holder and President Obama to turn over the requested documents.  This process however has a long and drawn out process with several levels of appeal.  It will no doubt take months of not years to resolve.
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Max: Misdemeanor w/ 1 Year Confinement & $1000USD Fine.

U.S. Code › Title 2 › Chapter 6 › § 192

2 U.S. Code § 192 - Refusal of witness to testify or produce papers


Every person who having been summoned as a witness by the authority of either House of Congress to give testimony or to produce papers upon any matter under inquiry before either House, or any joint committee established by a joint or concurrent resolution of the two Houses of Congress, or any committee of either House of Congress, willfully makes default, or who, having appeared, refuses to answer any question pertinent to the question under inquiry, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 nor less than $100 and imprisonment in a common jail for not less than one month nor more than twelve months.
(R.S. § 102; June 22, 1938, ch. 594, 52 Stat. 942.)
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In 6 years, no has had the interest in this issue? Sad.
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Good grief! $1000 and 12 months? Chump change for them.
I suspect, with Drump in office, and his contentious objection to folks testifying before congress, we may get a whole lot of answers, tried in court and find out for real what the penalty for Contempt of Congress is.

Too bad one of the penalties is not a firing squad...
Firing Squad?  Too easy!  try the Rack, or waterboarding (a Republican-approved procedure at Gitmo.)
In reality, 15 minutes of news coverage about how were found in contempt of congress. Then nothing.
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How can this article be applied to those whom hold the justice department?
. They  are criminals already with this charge.
I think they have to be removed at the instant and apply to them prison  time .
Because that is called " justice instruction,as I know.
And " no one " can be allowed to make fun  abouth justice!
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