Texas Republican Rep. Ted Poe today flatly dismissed House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi’s assertion that Attorney General Eric Holder is being targeted by Republicans because he opposes GOP “voter suppression” efforts.
At a press conference this morning, the House minority leader blamed the furor over Operation Fast and Furious to the Justice Department’s aggressive opposition to Holder’s aggressive attempts to combat voter suppression.
“I’m telling you, this is connected,” Pelosi said.“It is no accident. It is a decision and it is as clear as can be.”
Not so, said Poe.
“Nancy Pelosi is wrong