White House officials today reiterated a deal made last week by Attorney General Eric Holder to show House Republicans a sample of key documents relating to the "Fast and Furious" probe.
An administration official familiar with the meeting said Republicans would not allow Congressional Democrats to participate, so White House aides conducted a separate briefing for the staff of Oversight ranking member Elijah Cummings (Md.) while the other meeting was taking place.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.