One of the biggest developments from Attorney General Eric Holder’s grilling yesterday is that he apparently only orally recused himself from the controversial case involving the AP phone records. While Holder claims he believes he recused himself around June, during examination he admitted he never did so in writing with an explanation for his action. [...]
|By: Jon Walker Thursday May 16, 2013 9:28 am|
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday May 15, 2013 7:03 am|
The most amazing part of the press conference yesterday is when Attorney General Eric Holder turned the fear mongering up to 11 while trying to defend the way his department went after the AP’s phone records. From Holder (via WSJ) Well, you know, as I said, I don’t know all that went into the formulation [...]
|By: Jon Walker Friday February 10, 2012 8:23 am|
David Atkins claims that despite the fact that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and California Attorney General Kamala Harris agreed to the foreclosure deal, and there couldn’t have been a deal without their sign on, they shouldn’t be held responsible for their actions. From David Atkins: But the people who should not be getting [...]
|By: Michael Whitney Wednesday July 28, 2010 12:18 pm|
Earlier this month the DEA conducted several coordinated raids of California medical marijuana dispensaries and collectives. Problem is, these DEA raids are in direct opposition to the directive issued by President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder last year that designated raids on legal medical marijuana dispensaries to “not be a priority” for the DEA. Today, Firedoglake publisher Jane Hamsher joined drug policy reform organizations and a conservative group, led by the Marijuana Policy Project, in condemning the DEA’s raids.