Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder chimed in on the unravelling of the corruption and collusion with Obama’s intel agencies. After President trump called for an investigation, Holder couldn’t help himself. It’s all spin and damage control now. He tweeted out:
Trump demand for DOJ investigation is dangerous/democracy threatening. DOJ response is disappointing.There is no basis/no predicate for an inquiry. It ’s time to stand for time honored DOJ independence.That separation from White House is a critical part of our system.
Trump demand for DOJ investigation is dangerous/democracy threatening. DOJ response is disappointing.There is no basis/no predicate for an https://t.co/UZn0rCUpcK’s time to stand for time honored DOJ independence.That separation from White House is a critical part of our system.
— Eric Holder (@EricHolder) May 21, 2018
Holder called on DOJ employees to defy President Trump:
Trump demand for DOJ investigation is dangerous/democracy threatening. DOJ response is disappointing.There is no basis/no predicate for an http://inquiry.It ’s time to stand for time honored DOJ independence.That separation from White House is a critical part of our system
More DOJ norms being eroded. Trump-a SUBJECT of the investigation-wants access to material related to the inquiry. His Congressional supporters want evidence connected to an ongoing investigation. Time for DOJ/FBI to simply say no-protect the institutions and time tested norms.
— Eric Holder (@EricHolder) May 21, 2018
Former Attorney General Eric Holder publicly urged his former employees at the Justice Department to defy President Trump’s request for transparency and public disclosures of information related to the unprecedented spy operation launched in 2016 against the Trump campaign.
Holder’s insistence that the DOJ and FBI “protect the institutions” rather than carry out their constitutional duties and protect the constitution, the document they actually swear to protect when entering their federal positions is telling and rather frightening.
If one ever searched for a “deep state” smoking gun it appears Holder has offered it up. Protect the “Institution” of the Justice Department at the expense of the US Constitution. Defy the President’s orders for the sake of the governmental apparatus.
ERIC HOLDER HAS BEEN BASHING POTUS FROM THE BEGINNING:
Eric Holder continues to insert himself into the Trump presidency at every turn…
He’s obviously frustrated with Attorney General Jeff Sessions but for very different reasons than the ones most Americans are frustrated with him for. Most Americans want Sessions to hold the corrupt people in the intel agencies accountable. Holder, during comments at Georgetown, questioned AG Jeff Sessions’ ability to stand up to President Trump. At one point, he boldly said, “You run the damn Justice Department”. The comments by Holder appear to be blatant attempts to twist the truth to score political points. Shame on him for lying…again.
HOLDER CALLED THE FIRING OF MCCABE “DANGEROUS”…
There’s a problem with that comment. President Trump DID NOT fire McCabe!
HOLDER UNHINGED. Former Attorney General Eric Holder, slamming current AG Jeff Sessions over the McCabe firing. pic.twitter.com/0So05R2NoA
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FBI RECOMMENED AND NOT DONE BY TRUMP:
Speaking to the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, Holder suggested that Sessions should have avoided firing former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe despite the FBI’s recommendation for him to do so.
MCCABE WAS BEING INVESTIGATED BEFORE TRUMP WAS ELECTED:
Holder also accused Sessions of rushing the decision to fire McCabe, even though McCabe was forced to step down from his role as deputy director in January and the investigation into his conduct has been going on for a year.
“It may be that at the end of the day his separation, his termination, is appropriate,” Holder said of McCabe’s dismissal. “But you know, you don’t rush that component to meet a deadline that I think the president essentially set.”
“You know, if you’re the Attorney General of the United States, you run the damn Justice Department,” he continued. “And you gotta have the guts to look at the president every now and again and say no.”