Holder: Senate Plan To Block Supreme Court Nominee Is “Height Of Arrogance”
“The notion that the Majority Leader Senator McConnell, without knowing who the nominee was going to be pronounced the nomination dead even before [its] arrival is in some ways the height of arrogance," Eric Holder told BuzzFeed News.
Eric Holder On Black Lives Matter: "In Them I See A Lot Of The Younger Eric"
In a clip of an upcoming interview provided to BuzzFeed News, former Attorney General Eric Holder said the spirit of the Black Lives Matter movement reminded him of his younger self and was in the tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King.
Eric Holder Endorses Death Penalty Moratorium As Some States Halt Executions Over Drugs
The attorney general suggested a nationwide hold on executions pending a Supreme Court review of Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol. Alabama, Florida, Ohio, and Tennessee have halted executions recently over drug issues, and activists called for Oregon's outgoing governor to take action on the issue as well.
New York Times Reporter Won't Be Called To Testify In Years-Long Leak Case
The Justice Department had been pushing James Risen to reveal the confidential sources he used for his 2006 book on the Bush administration, State of War. But on Monday, the New York Times reported that prosecutors withdrew the subpoena.
Senator Leahy Blasts DEA For Impersonating Woman On Facebook
Citing a case revealed by BuzzFeed News, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said it's "appalling" that a Drug Enforcement Administration agent created a fake Facebook page using a real woman's name and photos — without her knowledge.