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Insight: Top Justice officials connected to mortgage banks (More DC "Incestuous" Relations)
Reuters ^ | January 20, 2012 | Scot J. Paltrow

Posted on 01/20/2012 7:48:52 AM PST by C19fan

.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Lanny Breuer, head of the Justice Department's criminal division, were partners for years at a Washington law firm that represented a Who's Who of big banks and other companies at the center of alleged foreclosure fraud, a Reuters inquiry shows. The firm, Covington & Burling, is one of Washington's biggest white shoe law firms. Law professors and other federal ethics experts said that federal conflict of interest rules required Holder and Breuer to recuse themselves from any Justice Department decisions relating to law firm clients they personally had done work for.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: beltway; breuer; conflictofinterest; covingtonandburling; cronyism; fannie; freddie; holder; mortgage; mortgagebanks
Government of Goldman Sachs, By Goldman Sachs, For Goldman Sachs
1 posted on 01/20/2012 7:49:00 AM PST by C19fan
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The evil attorney general is a despicable hypocrite who should be brought up on charges for his endless violations of the American laws and regulations he mocks at and tramples underfoot, much as his abominable ally the democrat president obama and all depraved democrats nationwide.
2 posted on 01/20/2012 7:56:19 AM PST by kindred (wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ ...)
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oddfather
3 posted on 01/20/2012 8:03:26 AM PST by FrankR (When you vote based on race...race is all you get.)
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