Skip to comments.Holder: Trayvon charges still possible
Posted on 11/04/2013 6:37:41 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday said the Justice Department has not decided whether to file federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the 2012 killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watchman who shot and killed Martin in an incident that captured national interest, was acquitted of murder charges in July. But the Justice Department could still pursue a federal civil rights case.
Holder said the agencys investigation is under way.
I'm not sure exactly how much longer that will take, but we will get to a point where we are able to make a determination, he told reporters at an unrelated news conference at the agencys headquarters.
Holder, during an April speech to Al Sharptons National Action Network, pledged to take appropriate action if the agency finds evidence of a potential federal civil rights crime in the Zimmerman case.
However, he has since cautioned that the Justice Department faces a very high barrier in pursuing federal criminal charges in such cases.
On Monday, he noted that the courts had already weighed in Zimmermans case.
"The case of George Zimmerman and what happens there I think a substantial part was resolved in the case that was tried," Holder said.
Perfect diversion from Obamacare.
Agreed. America is hostile territory under this regime.
GZ, go to Peru.
Holder isn’t going to charge him.
The possibility that he may not be able to get a passport or it would be, “delayed” through 2014 might be one reason.
Holder is just saying that to drive black support for 2014.
No word about the white people who have been murdered by Holder’s people in “REVENGE” for Trayvon though, huh?
More attacks on the Fifth Amendment’s double jeopardy clause. Should be Holder on trial for lying under oath.
She admitted under oath that she urged Saint Skittles to give an "@$$ whooping" to the "creepy @$$ crackah rapist" named Zimmerman.
Keep her on the stand for days.
and to whip up the base.
He thinks there is Rule of Law in America.
Double jeopardy? Who cares!
Eric...... when you see pink goo, it’s time to stop beating a desd horse
Holder ever heard of a term known as ‘double jeopardy’?
i think holder charges are far more possible!!
Holder wouldn’t be going for a murder charge, but civil rights violations. It’s evil, but it’s not double jeopardy.
He’s not going to do anything, he’s just trying to stall for time and placate all his people that are going to be very upset when he eventually tells them there is nothing to be done.
Once we have some adults in the WH, I sincerely hope they have the sand to prosecute Holder and his merry little band of negro thugs.
There’s as much evidence for that as for the charges Zimmerman was acquitted of.
You can bet that Holder won’t want Rachel Jeantel testifying for him . . .
She’d be hid deeper than the Benghazi survivors.
> No word about the white people who have been murdered by Holders people in REVENGE for Trayvon though, huh?
And you won’t hear a peep from Holder’s office either because Jarrett is trying to keep the “payback” going;
the goal here is to keep harassing and “punishing” GZ who was acquitted.
He could almost certainly get a Peruvian passport since that is his mother’s homeland.
He’ll be charged in 24 business hours.
I met and talked with Mark O’Mara earlier this evening.
He spoke at a gun rights forum to a very receptive audience.
The Feds have squat against Zimmerman.
Perfect diversion from Obamacare.
Can you imagine the phone call? Hey Eric, yeah it’s me Barry, look I’m calling everyone we need some distractions from this ACA mess. What have you got that you could throw into the mix?
The way to kill this in the bud right now is for a Republican congressman to prepare articles of impeachment against Holder. The only cabinet officer to have ever been impeached was Grant’s Secretary of War William W. Belknap.
They should be blunt about it. Holder’s behavior as Attorney General has been reprehensible, and he has already been found in contempt of congress. If he abuses his authority once more, the House of Representatives will impeach him with a simple majority vote.
They know that the senate under Harry Reid will not hear of it, but after the mid-term elections, the senate may very well be controlled by the Republicans. And if they get a strong majority, they will only have to convince a limited number of Democrats to remove Holder from office, in shame.
Bingo. Prodding the people, on King’s orders. I guess the NSA hasn’t gone through ALL of Zimmerman’s lifetime’s Emails and phone calls yet.
> Holder wouldnt be going for a murder charge, but civil rights violations. Its evil, but its not double jeopardy.
Irregardless its still “payback” for the same crime just using subterfuge. It’s really not even for “payback”; its just being used a political tool to get the black voters to mount up and get in line to vote against anything resembling a white candidate or anything representing the old guard in order to put the socialist’s / progressives’ candidates in offices. Most of the Obama supporters aren’t bright enough to understand how they’re being used as tools on this particular case though.
their own investigations at the time it happened, cleared gz of ill intent. the recommended doing nothing’as’they found nothing.
It is payback, but not all blacks are unaware of how they are being used. Many of them do have a sense that they are being used.
However, psychology has shown that people will tolerate loss better, if they are aware that others have lost more than they. This even applies, if the person loses in socialism even though they could have gained more through freedom.
Reid is The linchpin of much of Obama’s subversive activities and plans. If you want to get any inroads to filing artcles of impeachment on any of his administration you are going to have to remove him. I’ve heard there’s quite a bit of history out there on his shady activities but have never taken a look to see if there’s any basis to them.
The DO”J” is just INCITING their mobsters to begin
further killing of innocents for Holder and Obama.
You need a passport to cross the border?
I tend to agree because Trayvon’s reputation would be so completely destroyed in the trial that it wouldn’t be worth it. The myth of the racist George Zimmerman can live on in the minds of haters indefinitely, so there’s no need to have a trial.
You may be able to leave without a passport, but you may not be able to enter another country without one.
Since Zimmerman was born an American, there’s no guarantee that he could stay in Peru. I don’t know the laws, but Peru is Peru and not America.
Holder is just tending to the fences of the plantation. Nothing more.
There's a few million people he hopes will forget about 0bamaCare.
With squirrel comes nuts
Holders only concern now is âfast and Furiousâ...lol...He lied under oath and he knows that if nothing has come of that yet....He’s home free to play the regime’s game
If fedgov brings charges, they’ll time it for maximum effect on the 2014 elections.
If you like your race baiting Attorney General, you can keep him...PERIOD.
My thoughts exactly - they need to give the press an out to cover something other than Obamacare. This might just be it.
The Feds have squat against Zimmerman.
That’s not true. Angela Corey presented evidence that Zimmerman was guilty of refusing to allow himself to be beat to death by a black YUTE. I believe that such refusal is considered criminal and racist by Eric Holder’s Department of Injustice.
Holder doesn’t need to win. He just needs to fan the race war flames and get the Obamacare lies off the front page.
Gay non-discrimination... Amnesty... George Zimmerman... rapprochement with Iran... McAuliffe...
On what grounds?
Hold’em is going to hold that over Mister Zimmerman’s head as long as Hold’em is in office. He already knows that there are no charges possible so that the next best thing is to keep threatening.