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Eric Holder demonstrated that these subpoenas can be ignored with no real consequences.

No - he demonstrated that if you're the attorney general, and you're arguing with the House over government documents, you might be able to convince a judge not to hold you in contempt.

A private accounting firm is unlikely to be able to do the same, and they're unlikely to try. Absent an affirmative ruling from a judge telling them not to comply with the subpoena, they almost certainly will choose to comply.

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