Skip to comments.RNC Chairman calls for Holder resignation
Posted on 05/14/2013 10:16:10 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus believes Attorney General Eric Holder should resign for tapping the phones of the Associated Press, calling the move a violation of the First Amendment. Here is his statement:
Freedom of the press is an essential right in a free society. The First Amendment doesnt request the federal government to respect it; it demands it. Attorney General Eric Holder, in permitting the Justice Department to issue secret subpoenas to spy on Associated Press reporters, has trampled on the First Amendment and failed in his sworn duty to uphold the Constitution. Because Attorney General Holder has so egregiously violated the public trust, the president should ask for his immediate resignation. If President Obama does not, the message will be unmistakable: The President of the United States believes his administration is above the Constitution and does not respect the role of a free press.
Listen to Carney doing the “plausible deniability” to cover Obama’s rear.
The Second Amendment doesnt request the federal government to respect it either; it demands it too.
The Second protects the First.
Holder: “Huh? LOL”
This isn’t a shot across the bow, this is a point blank shot in the face. Nice!
Knee-jerk reaction, Reince. Don’t overplay your hand. You just gave Holder cover.
In fact, at some point, I expect him to still. I expect him to not only stay in office, but start working these intimidation tactics right out in public.
I seriously expect him to simply say it outright: "Hey, AP, if you want to NOT be destroyed by the government, YOU WILL DO AS WE SAY! ... and I DARE anyone to try and stop me!!!!"
Where did we have tapping the phones - did I miss it?
All I heard was seizing phone records.
Doesn't that just mean who called who, and when?
Reince plays Checkers, while the Rats play Chess.
Hahahahaha. Doesn’t Rince know by now that NO ONE in this administration is responsible for anything? NOBODY knows nothin’. That’s their story and they’re stickin’ to it.
(D)istrict of (C)riminals
Credit where credit is due. Don’t stop attacking.
Gangsters always stick together. That is why they are called a gang!
Nice talk, but where were you when We The People’s rights were being infringed upon?
Where was your outrage when the Constitution was being dismantled piece by piece over the years?
BTW, a free press is useless unless it is also a responsible press. With freedom comes responsibility.
Eric Holder is as hard to dislodge as a leech or a woodtick, and much more of a blood-sucker than either of those other two lower forms of life.
Intimidation is just part of Holder’s character, or rather, lack of such. Doubling-down is just a reflex action. Nothing short of physical restraint and incarceration is likely to deter his behavior in the least.
Shame and decency are meaningless concepts, so far as either concerns Eric Holder.
Every telephone conversation is now being recorded. Obviously, not all can be listened to, so they are passively recorded and screened for buzz words thru special software.
When they get their hands on phone call records, then they can go back and listen to conversations that occurred at specific times of interest.
This is exactly what we all need to do.
Holder must resign.
Many of us have been demanding this, since the New Black Panther Party mess, and the Contempt of Court for the Gulf drilling, and the Contempt of Congress over Fast and Furious.
What? What? Our people are reaching down and discovering they have a pair? OMG!
A word of caution to Peince Priebus - if you talk about the "Constitution' or us the term "Amendment" Homeland Security will check you out as a possible 'domestic terrorist'... Be careful... Homeland Security and the IRS are playing from the same playbook...
No he’s recusing from the AP leak scandal not the IRS scandal. An earlier thread was wrong.
How long before he gets audited?
No phone-tapping is being alleged, you’re right.
No—Holder doesn’t have to resign. He needs to stand trail for Fast and Furious, hopefully get convicted, and spend many years in jail.
All IMHO, of course.
Did they tap the phones or just get phone records?
From what I understand, it was just the phone records. Not that it isn’t bad, but not quite the same thing.
The liberal talking heads are already excusing this action proving once again that their is literally NOTHING that they aren’t hypocritical about.
So what? This and a dime gets absolutely nothing.
Jeepers! I think this is my first posting in > 10 years that has been promoted to Breaking News!
Was it written in “Stern Letter” UN Format?
This is what will happen during the next few days. As the pressure grows for Holder to resign, a 'journalist' will say something like this:
"Some people are saying there is a racial element at play here, that President Obama and Attorney General Holder are being singled out for criticism because of their race."
They never explain who the "some people" are because there aren't any. They make up the charge out of the whole cloth and then run with it.
Poor Jay Carney - he can't flash a Race Card. Maybe he can come out as Bi-Sexual or something.
Have Holder resign for something that did not happen, at least with the scenario being talked about.
He should resign and face justice for fast and furious, not prosecuting Black Panthers for voter intimidation of WHITE voters (racism at it's finest,) his compliance in Benghazi, scuttling the prosecutions of Islamic terrorist Hamas supporting CAIR members, etc etc. HolderGhazi (I don't use HolderGate) contains a myriad more of his crimes of treason for which he should be tried and punished as per law. (We know what that is)
Bring those up Reince and you will be really doing something significant.
No calls for resignation for fast and furious, benghazi, irs but let them tap the media’s phones and now he is outraged? I am holding back on ap wiretap pending more info. It could be the commies in AP deserved wiretapping. Of course one set of commies wiretapping another set of commies is kind of pointless.
Now that’s more like it! When Reince Priebus speaks...
What search terms would find that image (for later reference)?
My concerns exactly! See my post just above yours.
Not just resignation, but trials for treason as a traitor and enabler of crimes committed by "Holder's people" and terrorists etc.
This is the url for that pic you liked
GBA~:” When Reince Priebus speaks... “
Crickets , chirp ,.. chirp
And now the Libturds will claim partisian politics
Crickets , chirp , ..chirp
All Holder has to do is to explain that the AP had accidentally hired some young, idealistic reporters who had the nerve to try and be objective in their reporting. All liberals will completely understand and agree that something drastic needed to be done to deal with that threat to the Obama administration.
Where has this creep been? I’ve been calling for Holder’s resignation since the day he became the AG! The man is a disgrace!
Rinse Dweebus must have sprouted some ‘nadlets while cowering. . . errr . . . hibernating. . . .
She can ask for it all day but it isn’t going to happen.
How about “demands” rather than “calls for”.
Words mean things.