Skip to comments.Eric Holder trashes Barr as ‘unfit to lead’ Justice Department [Threatens Durham]
Posted on 12/12/2019 11:25:23 AM PST by Red Badger
Former Attorney General Eric Holder claimed his successor William Barr was unfit to continue in his post as head of the Department of Justice.
Holder, who served as attorney general under President Barack Obama, wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post where he said he was reluctant to publicly criticize President Trumps attorney general but felt the need to speak out after Barr issued public statements about disagreements he had with Inspector General Michael Horowitzs report on alleged FISA abuse. He also criticized Barrs remarks from a Federalist Society event where he said the founders intended for one man to lead the executive branch, the president.
Attorney General William P. Barr has made a series of public statements and taken actions that are so plainly ideological, so nakedly partisan and so deeply inappropriate for Americas chief law enforcement official that they demand a response from someone who held the same office, Holder wrote.
Holder condemned Barr for criticizing the FBI and the rest of the intelligence community for their handling of the investigation into Trumps campaign, writing, And as someone who spent six years in the office Barr now occupies, it was infuriating to watch him publicly undermine an independent inspector general report based on an exhaustive review of the FBIs conduct using partisan talking points bearing no resemblance to the facts his own department has uncovered.
He also issued a threat of sorts to U.S. Attorney John Durham, who is investigating the origins of the FBIs investigation into the Trump campaign and its ties to Russia. Durham spoke out after Horowitz dropped his report to say he disagrees with some of the findings, echoing Barr. Holder wrote, Good reputations are hard-won in the legal profession, but they are fragile; anyone in Durhams shoes would do well to remember that, in dealing with this administration, many reputations have been irrevocably lost.
Holder concluded his thoughts by smearing Barr as incapable of serving as attorney general.
The American people deserve an attorney general who serves their interests, leads the Justice Department with integrity and can be entrusted to pursue the facts and the law, even and especially when they are politically inconvenient and inconsistent with the personal interests of the president who appointed him, Holder wrote. William Barr has proved he is incapable of serving as such an attorney general. He is unfit to lead the Justice Department.
Holder, 68, was criticized during his time at the Justice Department for his chummy relationship with Obama. Holder once referred to himself as Obamas wingman and, like Barr, refused to testify before Congress after being subpoenaed to discuss the botched Fast and Furious scandal. Holder was held in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over documents about the scandal that left U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry dead.
Barr, 69, is Holders successor, but he was also his predecessor after having led the department under George H.W. Bush.
Aaahhh...... Holder is on the master list of conspirators to overthrow the government
He is squirming
Eric also belongs in prison.
Holder should be censured.
Fu@k you Holder.
You should be in jail.
He may want to exercise his right to be silent.....................
Uh, hello kettle. Speaking of unfit. Hey err-ick, FAH-Q!
Punk, in every sense of the word.
He’s running scared and/or running interference for oDongo.
This commie SOB should have been locked up a lonnnnng time ago.
Racist, in every sense of the word.
Corrupt, in every sense of the word.....................
Cant he still be jailed for contempt?
That will be the least of his worries........................
Another trooper of the marxist-muslim coalition that infects America sticks his head up in plain sight without any concurs as If he is the majority...
Ah, yes, Obama’s “wing man.”
We do, and you failed us miserably.
Can’t wait to see what John Durham has in store for Eric The Red.
You know that it’s coming.
Eric the Red, feeling the heat.
Is this the same Eric Holder who was held in contempt by Congress and who declared himself to be Obama’s “wingman”? The same Eric Holder who ran guns to drug cartels in Mexico, the same guns that killed two border patrol agents? That Eric Holder?!
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