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Eric Holder feels 'frustration and anger' over gun bill defeat...

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Attorney General Eric Holder expressed frustration and anger Thursday over the Senate’s defeat of gun control legislation this week, but vowed he will continue to fight for measures to prevent gun violence.

“Despite my disappointment and, quite frankly, my frustration and anger at the filibuster in the Senate yesterday that led to the failure to adopt some of those changes, despite the fact that a majority voted for them, I and my colleagues throughout the administration remain committed to standing with the families of Newtown,” said Holder in testimony before the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday.

In pursuing the administration’s gun control agenda, Holder told lawmakers that the Justice Department could stand to increase the number of cases it prosecutes against people who have been denied federal permission to purchase a gun because they failed to pass a criminal background check. Read more via The Hill...

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