Did You Know...

   

Accusation at House Judiciary Committee questioning of Eric Holder: Your conduct has been unacceptable and shameful

Share
By Doug Powers  •  May 15, 2013 05:49 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

“Unacceptable” and “shameful.” Those were two words used at today’s House Judiciary Committee questioning of Eric “I only know what I read in the papers” Holder.

It should be noted that those accusations weren’t directed toward Holder, but rather made by him in reference to Rep. Darrell Issa’s line of questioning.

The charge came after an aggressive exchange about Labor Secretary nominee Tom Perez, whom Republicans say acted inappropriately during his time at the Justice Department.

“I am not going to stop talking now,” Holder countered as Issa objected to the attorney general’s attempts to interject.

“It is inappropriate and too consistent with the way in which you conduct yourself as a member of Congress,” Holder said. “It is unacceptable. It is shameful.”

Pot, meet kettle:

Meanwhile, the uproar over the Justice Department’s broad secret subpoena of AP records has prompted the Obama administration to attempt to jump-start legislation that would protect reporters from, well, the Obama administration:

The Obama administration sought on Wednesday to revive legislation that would provide greater protections to reporters from penalties for refusing to identify confidential sources, and that would enable journalists to ask a federal judge to quash subpoenas for their phone records, a White House official said.

The official said that President Obama’s Senate liaison, Ed Pagano, called Senator Charles E. Schumer, Democrat of New York, who is a chief proponent of a so-called media shield law, on Wednesday morning and asked him to reintroduce a bill that he had pushed in 2009.

Final word:

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus
~ For the latest breaking news, be sure to join Michelle's Email List:

Obama earns Nobel Peace Prize in role play as ISIS adviser

September 14, 2014 10:56 AM by Doug Powers

obamasueme

Hope & Change, terrorist-style

Obama admin has their bases covered on ‘war’ or ‘no war’ with ISIS

September 12, 2014 04:12 PM by Doug Powers

kerry

Mixed Message Shock & Awe

Congressional Democrats demand greater transparency … from the NFL

September 11, 2014 05:26 PM by Doug Powers

laughter

The jokes never end.

Amazing: Joe Biden keeps straight face during warning about abusers of power

September 9, 2014 04:37 PM by Doug Powers

Biden1

Look around, Joe


Categories: Barack Obama, Joe Biden

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook