RULE OF LAW; Congressional Record Vol. 159, No. 107
(House of Representatives - July 24, 2013)

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                              RULE OF LAW

  The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Chair recognizes the gentleman from 
Arizona (Mr. Gosar) for 5 minutes.
  Mr. GOSAR. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to shed light on Attorney 
General Eric Holder's blatant disregard for the rule of law. Mr. 
Holder's violations of the law are egregious, and he should not be 
immune from prosecution or given license to act without restraint.
  An ordinary citizen would go to jail for selling guns to Mexican drug 
cartels. An ordinary citizen would go to jail for secretly obtaining 
phone records and emails. An ordinary citizen would go to jail for 
lying to Congress about an investigation. What would happen to an 
ordinary citizen for lying to a judge? This is just a small part of 
what Attorney General Eric Holder is responsible for.
  As Supreme Court Justice Brandeis said:

       In a government of laws, the existence of the government 
     will be imperiled if it fails to observe the law 
     scrupulously. If government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds 
     contempt for law. It invites every man to become a law unto 
     himself. It invites anarchy.

  I ask you, has Attorney General Eric Holder invited anarchy?
  I will continue to make this case here in the people's House at the 
people's pulpit. Folks, I will be back.

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