On Wednesday, the House committee overseeing the investigation into Operation Fast and Furious, for citing executive privilege and not handing over documents relevant to the inquiry.
The Fast and Furious investigation has strong ties to South Carolina, with U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-4) one of its lead investigators and the whistleblower who helped shed light on the operation residing in Simpsonville.
Next week, House Speaker John Boehner is expected to bring the contempt hearings to a vote before the entire House.
While the investigation has dragged on, some have called a little more than political theater and precisely the kind of gridlock that has Congess' favorability polling in single digits.
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