republicans are about to cut food stamps for the poor again. senator bernie sanders is fighting back and he's here tonight. >>> good to have you with us tonight. thanks for watching. republicans are trying to take out president obama at any cost. today, the united states attorney general was collateral damage. it was a straight party line vote in the house oversight and government reform committee today. all 23 republicans on the committee voted to hold attorney general eric holder in contempt for an investigation into a failed firearms sting operation in arizona. the program was inherited by the obama administration, and it was ended by attorney general eric holder. committee chairman darryl isis said he wanted to avoid the contempt vote. it would not have occurred had attorney general eric holder actually produced the subpoenas documented he said he would provide, but he pushed ahead with the contempt vote even after president obama asserted executive privilege over many of the documents in question. a president can invoke executive privilege to protect sensitive information. this
question now is, are you going to let him buy america? senator bernie sanders put this in perspective on my radio show today about citizens united. >> i take a deep concern that what we saw in wisconsin can happen in any state throughout this country and in the presidential election. billionaires like the koch brothers and others are now prepared to spend unbelievable sums of money to elect extreme right-wing candidates. they and their friends have the ability to control the united states congress, the white house. this is an incredible undermining of american democracy. >> don't you think the gop has shown their hand for november? they are going to go back to all of these folks and say, you really got to give us the money now, because we can do this in state "x," "y," and "z." except this time, the stakes are about ten times higher than wisconsin. democrats are going to have to figure out new ways to fight this avalanche of money. the silver lining out of all of this for the left in this country and wisconsin, this is a wake-up call for the democrats. absolutely wherever.
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