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Obama Responsible For The ‘War On Police,’ Sheriff David Clarke Claims [Video]

President Obama and ex-Attorney General Eric Holder declared a “war on police” for what might amount to pandering to anti-cop activists according to outspoken Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke. Clarke was reacting to the Friday execution-style...Show More Summary

The Best Defense Is Good Offense: DOJ Challenges Local Public Defense Programs

by Lauren Kirchner ProPublica, Aug. 25, 2015, 11:52 a.m. Shortly before Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation last September, he told an interviewer: "Any attorney general who is not an activist is not doing his or her...Show More Summary

How Eric Holder's Corporate Law Firm Is Turning Into a 'Shadow Justice Department'

last weekNews : Vice News

The revolving door between the Department of Justice and a certain corporate law firm is spinning faster than ever. On July 6, former Attorney General Eric Holder returned to his previous employer, Covington & Burling — a firm that's represented the biggest banks on Wall Street, and is internationally known for its white-collar defense practice. Show More Summary

DOJ Issues First Annual Media Subpoena Report

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The DOJ has released its inaugural report on use of subpoenas to obtain information from "media sources." This is part of former Attorney General Eric Holder's nod to transparency -- a nod he gave shortly before leaving office. We'll have to watch this space in 2016 to see if it will actually become an "annual" report. Show More Summary

After Holder's Departure, Fight Over Fast and Furious Docs Continues

Eric Holder's departure as attorney general hasn’t eased tensions between the U.S. Department of Justice and House Republicans over access to documents about how DOJ responded to a congressional inquiry into the botched gun sting Operation Fast and Furious.       

The Root's #MCM: Golden Moments of President Obama Being so Trill Lately

For a while there, I was concerned that President Obama couldn't do enough to earn a think-piece delineating all the ways he's kept it "completely 100"—similar to the way we recognized former attorney general Eric Holder for keeping it eight more than 92 last year.

Eric Holder Is Really, Really Sick Of People Saying He's Anti-Cop

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- When Attorney General Loretta Lynch addressed the NAACP convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday evening, she tried to thread a needle on the complex topic of race and policing that at times resulted in over-the-top allegations that frustrated her predecessor, Eric Holder. Show More Summary

Yet again, the FBI director still states he doesn't know if the Charleston shooting was terrorism

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Come on, Comey. Are you serious man? Even though Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former Attorney General Eric Holder have each called the Charleston massacre of nine members of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston clear cases of "domestic...Show More Summary

Eric Holder Back on Wall Street After Years of Refusing to Jail Bankers

Former US Attorney General Eric Holder is returning to his old Wall Street law firm, whose clients include many of the same banks Holder declined to prosecute in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

FBI head Comey: No deal with Snowden

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Two days after former Attorney General Eric Holder seemed to open the door to the idea of a possible deal with ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, FBI Director James Comey dismissed the idea, calling Snowden a “fugitive” who should be apprehended and brought to justice in the United States.

Matt Taibbi on Eric Holder's Insulting New Job

Ex-U.S. attorney general is back with his old company whose clients escaped prosecution for their role in the financial crisis. In a new interview with Democracy Now!, Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi talked about former U.S. Attorney...Show More Summary

Eric Holder Begins New Career in Comedy

Those of you wondering what Eric Holder would do now that he's no longer the Attorney General, wonder no more. He's apparently decided to do stand-up. Holder has always been sort of a card, as you probably recall. I personally...         ...Show More Summary

Eric Holder, Wall Street Double Agent, Comes in From the Cold

Eric Holder has gone back to work for his old firm, the white-collar defense heavyweight Covington & Burling. The former attorney general decided against going for a judgeship, saying he's not ready for the ivory tower yet. "I want to be a player," he told the National Law Journal, one...

Eric Holder admits Edward Snowden leaks were “useful” — but there’s a catch

Former attorney general concedes the NSA whistleblower performed a service, but isn't quite singing his praises

Former US Attorney General Says Charleston Church Shooting ‘Act of Terror’

Charleston church shooting on June 17, when a white man Dylann Roof killed nine African-Americans, was a terrorist attack, former US Attorney General Eric Holder stated.

Eric Holder Suggests Edward Snowden Could Get Deal to Return to U.S.

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former Attorney General Eric Holder says there’s a possibility that a deal could be arranged between the DOJ and NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden that would allow him to return to the U.S., Yahoo’s Michael Isikoff reports. In an interview… The post Eric Holder Suggests Edward Snowden Could Get Deal to Return to U.S. appeared first on Towleroad.

Jeb Bush Is Strongly Opposed to Edward Snowden’s Theoretical Homecoming

In January 2014, Attorney General Eric Holder said he'd be happy to negotiate with Edward Snowden to allow him to return to the U.S., as long as he was ready to plead guilty to something. On Monday Holder softened his tone a bit, telling Yahoo News that "we are in... More »

Eric Holder: 'Possibility Exists' Of Deal With Edward Snowden

Will it happen? I guess we'll have to wait and see: Former Attorney General Eric Holder said today that a “possibility exists” for the Justice Department to cut a deal with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden that would allow him to...Show More Summary

Why Eric Holder’s new job is an insult to the American public

The former Attorney General who made "too big to jail" a national joke now re-joins his old corporate law firm

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