Mr. Issa, California Republican, is demanding the department turn over documents about how it handled congressional inquiries after problems with Operation Fast and Furious came to light.
The attorney general said he will consider Mr. Issa’s demand.
Mr. Issa has threatened a contempt of Congress ruling against Mr. Holder for failing to turn over the congressionally subpoenaed documents. The lawmaker alleges the Justice Department is engaging in a cover-up.
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