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Sep 22 2023
Eric Holder, who led the Justice Department as attorney general under President Barack Obama, called on Sen. Bob Menendez to resign after the New Jersey Democrat and his wife were indicted on federal bribery charges Friday. “As both a leader in the Democratic Party & the former Attorney General and given the nature of the charges, I call upon Senator Menendez to resign,” Holder wrote on X.Breitbart News
May 14 2013
Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that hed recused himself from the national security leak investigation in which prosecutors obtained the phone records of Associated Press journalists Ã¢â‚¬â€œ but that hes already started a fresh inquiry into the IRS scrutiny of conservative political groups.Politico
May 19 2013
Last February, Attorney General Eric Holder was so worn out from a House committees four-hour grilling over the Fast and Furious fiasco that he couldnt get up from the witness table. Amid the post-hearing commotion, a couple of aides swooped in, grabbed the elbows of the man whod already been suffering from a back strain, and hoisted him to his feet.Politico
Jul 06 2023
Former Attorney General Eric Holder, who was voted in civil and criminal contempt of Congress by Republicans during his time at the Department of Justice, launched a verbal assault on Judge Terry Doughty for halting the federal government's use of big tech to subvert the First Amendment. During Holder's time as attorney general for President Barack Obama, DOJ illegally spied on reporters andTownhall
Sep 28 2014
Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold the top law enforcement position in the United States, announced on Thursday that he plans to step down from his position as soon as a successor can be confirmed. If he remains in office until December, Holder will become the third longest-serving Attorney General in the history of the United States. Here are some key componentsHuffPost
Sep 26 2014
By any measure, the nearly-six-year tenure of Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. has been one of the most consequential in United States history. His decision to resign, which he announced on Thursday, was long anticipated; he has said he will stay on through his successor’s confirmation. It is hard to imagine that anyone who could make it through the current Senate would have an impactNew York Times (News)
May 31 2013
Attorney General Eric Holder expressed concern on Thursday about how the Department of Justice has handled recent media investigations at an off-the-record meeting with leading representatives of the press according to those who were present.Politico
Sep 26 2014
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Mar 21 2015
There was a time when Republicans were eager to have Eric Holder gone from the Justice Department. That time isn't now.
GOP lawmakers began calling for the attorney general's resignation as early as 2011, and they even held him in contempt of Congress a year later.
Nowadays the issue keeping Holder in office has nothing to do with him, or Loretta Lynch, the Brooklyn U.S. attorneyCNN (Online News)