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Did Attorney General Eric Holder OK Attempt to Hack Journalist’s Email?

Did Attorney General Eric Holder OK Attempt to Hack Journalist’s Email?

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department stopped short of saying that Attorney General Eric Holder O.K.’d the investigation into Fox News reporter James Rosen. But critics have seized on a comment Holder made last week, asking…

Eric Holder Worries About How Stressed Obama Is, Misses ‘Hanging Out’

Eric Holder Worries About How Stressed Obama Is, Misses ‘Hanging Out’

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In an exclusive interview with ABC’s Pierre Thomas on Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holder expressed concern about the president and his workload.
“I worry about him sometimes, you know, because…

Eric Holder’s Contempt for Contempt

Eric Holder’s Contempt for Contempt

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Attorney General Eric Holder shrugged off the House’s move to hold him in contempt last year because he didn’t respect the votes by those who chose to do so.In a wide-ranging, exclusive interview on W…

Eric Holder: Gay Marriage Is the Next Civil Rights Issue

Eric Holder: Gay Marriage Is the Next Civil Rights Issue

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Obama has “evolved” on gay marriage, his administration opposes the federal law against it, and now, Attorney General Eric Holder says it’s the next big civil rights issue.In an exclus…

Exclusive: Eric Holder Remembers Newtown, His Worst Day on the Job

Exclusive: Eric Holder Remembers Newtown, His Worst Day on the Job

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As the nation’s top law-enforcement officer, Eric Holder is briefed daily on terrorists threats.  He attends meetings in the White House situation room, and he decides when to ask judges for the death pen…

ABC News Exclusive: Eric Holder Sounds the Sequester Alarm

ABC News Exclusive: Eric Holder Sounds the Sequester Alarm

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The looming budget sequestration will make Americans less safe, Eric Holder says — and anyone who says otherwise isn’t telling the truth.”This is something that is going to have an impact on the safety of this c…

AG Holder: Homegrown Terrorists Threat Rivals Overseas

AG Holder: Homegrown Terrorists Threat Rivals Overseas

White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — After years of security briefings and thwarting terrorist plots, national security still keeps Eric Holder awake.”I still worry at night,” the U.S. attorney general told ABC’s Pierre Thomas in a wide-rangi…

Ryan Targets AG Holder in Fundraising Letter

Ryan Targets AG Holder in Fundraising Letter

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — The Romney campaign is using Attorney General Eric Holder as their latest foil for raising campaign cash.In an email sent to supporters, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan w…

Obama Falsely Claims ‘Fast and Furious’ Began Under Bush

Obama Falsely Claims ‘Fast and Furious’ Began Under Bush

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Asked about the Fast and Furious program at a forum on Thursday, President Obama falsely claimed that the program began under President George W. Bush.“I think it’s important for us to understand that t…

Obama Falsely Claims ‘Fast and Furious’ Began Under Bush

Obama Falsely Claims ‘Fast and Furious’ Began Under Bush

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Asked about the Fast and Furious program at a forum on Thursday, President Obama falsely claimed that the program began under President George W. Bush.“I think it’s important for us to understand that t…

‘Fast and Furious’ Probe Clears Holder, Faults ATF and Justice Department

‘Fast and Furious’ Probe Clears Holder, Faults ATF and Justice Department

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — “Operation Fast and Furious,” the controversial undercover operation that allowed U.S. guns to be walked into Mexico, was a “risky strategy” that did not “adequately take into account the significant danger to…

Rick Perry Demands that Obama Apologize

Rick Perry Demands that Obama Apologize

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) — The Republican governor of Texas today welcomed President Obama to the Lone Star State by asking him to distance himself from comments made by Attorney General Eric Holder comparing the state’s 2011 vo…

Boehner: GOP to Challenge Obama’s Executive Privilege in Civil Court

Boehner: GOP to Challenge Obama’s Executive Privilege in Civil Court

TOBY JORRIN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner said on Sunday that Republicans are preparing to file a civil suit in an attempt to gain access to more information pertaining to the Justice Department’s botched drug cartel …

Justice Department Won’t Prosecute Holder for Contempt

Justice Department Won’t Prosecute Holder for Contempt

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After Congress found the nation’s top law enforcement officer in contempt Thursday, the Department of Justice quickly wrote a letter to House Speaker John Boehner informing him that it will not prosecute…

House Votes to Hold Attorney General Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress

House Votes to Hold Attorney General Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The House of Representatives has voted in favor of a resolution to find Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for withholding certain documents related to the Fast and Furious gun-walking operation. Led by Democra…

House Prepares for Holder Contempt Vote

House Prepares for Holder Contempt Vote

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The House of Representatives is currently in the midst of a partisan debate on a resolution to find Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for withholding certain documents related to the Fast and F…

GOP Rejects White House Appeal on Holder Contempt Vote over Fast and Furious Scandal

GOP Rejects White House Appeal on Holder Contempt Vote over Fast and Furious Scandal

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Days before the House of Representatives is scheduled to take an unprecedented vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, Obama administration officials and House Republican aides met Tuesday …

Darrell Issa Writes Obama to Denounce Executive Privilege Ploy

Darrell Issa Writes Obama to Denounce Executive Privilege Ploy

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rep. Darrell Issa, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee, has sent a letter to President Obama that challenges the president’s invocation of executive privilege as the committee …

Darrell Issa: President’s Executive Privilege Claims ‘Simply Wrong’

Darrell Issa: President’s Executive Privilege Claims ‘Simply Wrong’

The Office of Congressman Darrell Issa(WASHINGTON) — Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. said on Sunday “This Week” that he will send a letter to President Obama this week that “breaks down the points” of why the president’s exec…

House Committee Votes Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress

House Committee Votes Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — A congressional committee voted on Wednesday to find Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to provide documents to congressional investigators from the Fast and Furious …

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