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US Attorney General Eric Holder

Issa: Holder Will Appoint IRS Special Prosecutor

Greg Richter, NewsMax

A.G. Eric Holder will appoint a special prosecutor on the IRS scandal because he wants to leave office at year's end and because there will be pressure from Nov.'s midterm elections, Darrell Issa said.

Rep. Gosar’s Crusade: Impeach Eric Holder

Kelly Riddell, Washington Times

The man who led the charge to have Eric Holder held in contempt of Congress is on a new crusade: to impeach the nation’s first black attorney general. “There’s a total disregard for the rule of law,” Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ).

New Book: Holder is "Obama's Enforcer" of His Lawless Agenda

Obama's Enforcer by John Fund, National Affairs Columnist for National Review Online and Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, details how Attorney General Eric Holder and his agency protect Obama's flank on numerous fronts, while actively advancing a radical and largely hidden political agenda. 

Operation Amer. Spring Aims to Oust Obama, Boehner

Cheryl K. Chumley, Washington Times

A group of "patriots" with a million mobilized militia members (Operation American Spring) are heading to DC this week with a message for political leaders, from Obama to Boehner: Get out.

Boehner: Could Jail Lois Lerner but Won’t; Waiting for Holder to ‘Do His Job’

Matthew Burke, Tea Party News Network

Boehner says that while Congress has the constitutional authority to arrest Lerner, he’s depending on corrupt Attorney General Eric Holder, who himself was held in contempt of Congress, to “do his job.” 

We Love Rand Paul, But… UPDATED With Statement from Senator Paul's Office

UPDATED ARTICLE: We said Senator Rand Paul missed the boat when he made comments in opposition to voter ID laws because those laws are "offending people," now his office has sent us a clarification putting his remarks in the full context that The New York Times left out. 

Holder Yawns After House Holds Lois Lerner In Contempt of Congress

Holding Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress isn’t a bad idea or unconstitutional as Democrats claim. The problem is that successfully prosecuting Lerner hinges on the action of Attorney General Eric Holder, himself a target of a contempt of Congress resolution. Sign our petition to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder here.

Mark Levin: Beating Your Chest On FOX Is Not Enough

Real Clear Politics Staff

"The House leadership must smartly and strategically confront the president. They must subpoena some of the people around the president. Get them under oath and demand answers. Interrogate Obama and ask him a about the various scandals; focus on Benghazi."

Obama Aims to Give Clemency to More Drug Offenders

Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax

Nonviolent drug convicts who have served long sentences could leave prison sooner, as President Barack Obama plans to consider additional clemency applications, Attorney General Eric Holder said.

Cruz: Impeach Holder If He Takes No Action on IRS Targeting Scandal

Tony Lee, Breitbart

On the day the House held Lois Lerner in contempt, Sen. Ted Cruz said Congress should impeach Attorney General Eric Holder if he does not indict those like Lerner for their roles in the IRS's targeting of conservative groups.

Levin to Holder: Stop Whining Big Baby, Do Your Job!

The Right Scoop Staff

Mark Levin really torched Eric Holder over his comments where he played the race card and suggested that no Attorney General has been treated the way he has. Mark Levin pointed out that A.G. Ed Meese, was treated far worse.

Gohmert: Holder Will Comply if Repubs. Win Back Senate

The Right Scoop Staff

Louie Gohmert says the Senate is protecting Holder from complying with Congress, otherwise they would just start defunding areas of the DOJ that wouldn’t give over the documents. He goes on to say if Republicans win back the Senate, they'll likely be able to get Holder to begin complying with document requests.

House GOP May Arrest Lois Lerner

Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner

House Ways and Means Committee Republicans aren't ruling out the use of the chamber's "inherent contempt" authority if A.G. Eric Holder refuses to act on the panel's accusations against former IRS official Lois Lerner.

DOJ May Use Gun Tracking Bracelets

Elizabeth Harrington, Washington Free Beacon

Attorney General Eric Holder said that gun tracking bracelets are something the Justice Dept. wants to “explore” as part of its gun control efforts and has requested $2 million for 'gun safety technology' grants.

'Hate Map' Lib. Group Feels the Sting of Backlash

Dave Urbanski, The Blaze

The liberal Southern Poverty Law Center's 'hate map' that included some conservative orgs was finally scrubbed from FBI’s hate crime resource site after 15 conservative groups urged DOJ and FBI to end the endorsement.

Republicans to Holder: Spill Lerner Details

Bernie Becker, The Hill

House Repubs. urged the DOJ to provide details about an interview with former IRS official Lois Lerner. In a letter to Eric Holder, Darrell Issa and Rep. Jim Jordan accused the DOJ of standing in the way of their investigation into the improper scrutiny that the IRS gave to conservative groups.

Eric Holder Pushes Reduced Drug Sentences

Brian Hughes, Washington Examiner

A.G. Eric Holder endorsed shorter prison sentences for most drug offenders, saying the U.S. was wasting money on overcrowded jails and that the stiffest penalties should be reserved for violent crimes.

Sensenbrenner on Camera Denies Text of Own Voter Law

J. Christian Adams, National Review

The Wisconsin Republican seeks to restore racial categories and empower Eric Holder's DOJ.

Actor: If the Truth Comes Out on Benghazi, Obama Will Be Impeached

Duane Lester, Right Wing News

Steven Seagal accused the Obama administration of treating the Constitution like a “joke,” and blasts the Obama Dept. of Justice, led by Eric Holder, of making up a judicial system “as they go along.”