Sep. 25, 2014

Eric Holder to Resign Because of the Election

Attorney General Eric Holder resigns from the Department of Justice just before Congress returns to its campaigning, giving the Obama administration a chance to appoint someone that a Democrat-held Senate would approve. Roll Call says this is to avoid blowback from the Democrats’ decision last year to invoke the so-called nuclear option, which changed longstanding Senate rules to now require only a simple majority in most cases to confirm an appointee to office. The question of why Holder resigned will be pondered in the days and weeks ahead. Holder leaves unfinished a “civil rights” investigation of the Ferguson, Mo., police department, for example. Marcy Wheeler, a journalist writing about national security and civil liberties, tweeted, “I’m sure it’s unrelated, but Tuesday judge in Fast [and] Furious FOIA ordered [the government] to give Judicial Watch a Vaughn Index [within] a month.” So let’s watch for even more scandal than usual at the DoJ in the coming weeks. More…

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