After a lengthy delay marred by politics and the usual Washington hubris, Loretta Lynch has finally been confirmed as the next Attorney General of the United States on Thursday (April 23). Ms. Lynch won the Senate approval with a vote of 56-43.
Loretta Lynch, the Brooklyn-based United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, has been rumored for weeks to be the next nominee for the United States Attorney General post. Although chatter began Election Day, there has been rumblings from Washington that a decision is nearing to a close.
Eight former heads of the Drug Enforcement Administration want the Feds to step in and nullify weed laws in states that have legalized the drug for recreational use. The DEA leaders announced today, that the government must act fast, or risk missing an opportunity to take aim at the likes of Colorado and Washington state.
Attorney General Eric Holder is in the eye of a bipartisan firestorm that just got worse. Last month the House Oversight Committee voted to hold him in contempt, and now conservative bloggers are calling for him to be disbarred. According to Mediate.com, two conservative bloggers filed formal complaints with the Bar Counsel in Washington D.C., […]
Attorney General Eric Holder is responding to being placed in contempt by announcing himself as a “proxy” for Republicans, in their tireless attack against President Obama. The House Oversight Committee voted to hold Holder in contempt stemming from his refusal to turn over documents from the failed Operation Fast and Furious mission. In an interview with […]
Attorney General Eric Holder will be the first head of a Justice Department to be held in contempt, following a senate vote Thursday (June 28), which ruled to uphold the charge. Holder faces ramifications for failing to release documents from the failed Operation Fast and Furious mission. The House of Representatives voted 255-67 , with […]
Attorney General Eric Holder is facing contempt, following a vote reached by the House Oversight Committee Wednesday (June 20). Holder is under fire over administration documents involving Operation Fast and Furious weapons scheme, and the 23-17 House vote will do little to extinguish tension between Republicans and Democrats. Holder’s refusal to provide confidential documents involving the ill-fated […]