Tag Archives: DOJ

Eric Holder To Launch Justice Department Probe Into Death Of Eric Garner

Via The Hill: Attorney General Eric Holder announced Wednesday night that the federal government is launching a civil rights investigation into the chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man who was killed by a white police officer in July. A New York grand jury decided earlier in the day that it would not charge the officer. “Our prosecutors will ...

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Breitbart Headline Of The Day

According to Breitbart, US Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch should face tough questioning before the Senate over her role in the 1992 Whitewater hearings. The prosecutor has a long career built of some high profile cases but there is one case Lynch was involved in that few are talking about. Lynch was a part of Bill Clinton’s Whitewater probe defense ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Announces AG Pick

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Obama To Nominate NYC Prosecutor Loretta Lynch To Replace Holder As AG

Via Reuters: President Barack Obama will nominate Brooklyn federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to replace the retiring Eric Holder as U.S. attorney general and if confirmed, she would become the first black woman to serve in the post, the White House said on Friday. The 55-year-old North Carolina native and Harvard-trained lawyer has deep experience in both civil rights and corporate ...

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Quote Of The Day – Eric Holder

“I expect that the Justice Department will file a brief and the brief will be consistent with the positions that we have taken in the past in support of same-sex marriage. I can’t imagine that that would be — that we would take any other position in — while this president is in office, and certainly as long as I ...

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REPORT: Eric Holder To Ask Supreme Court To Legalize Gay Marriage Nationwide

NBC News correspondent Pete Williams reported tonight that Attorney General Eric Holder will ask the Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. Activists have gotten louder in recent weeks with calls for the Department of Justice to make this move. The Human Rights Campaign reacts via press release: “Once again, Attorney General Eric Holder and the Obama Administration have stood ...

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Sen. Ted Cruz: Hold Off On Eric Holder’s Replacement Until New Senate Is Seated

“It is good news that Eric Holder has announced his resignation. Sadly, he has proven to be the most partisan attorney general in our history, repeatedly defying and refusing to enforce the law. It did not have to be this way, but Holder’s leadership has grievously undermined the Department of Justice’s long bipartisan tradition of independence and fidelity to law. ...

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Today In Teabagistan

World Net Daily, Gateway Pundit, Breitbart, and Twitchy have settled on a headline theme.

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HRC Head Chad Griffin: Obama Should Consider LGBT Successor To Eric Holder

“Some Attorneys General wait for history, others make history happen. Attorney General Holder made history for the LGBT community. He was our Robert F. Kennedy, lightening the burden of every American who faces legal discrimination and social oppression. We owe him a profound debt of gratitude for his legacy of advocacy and service. President Obama faces a historic opportunity in ...

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Attorney General Eric Holder To Resign

AG Eric Holder has served 6 years. Obama plans to announce Holder’s resignation today, White House official says. http://t.co/Ipm9jlIH5F — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 25, 2014 The cheering from Teabagistan is sweeping Twitter.

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Philly City Councilman Calls For DOJ To File Hate Crime Charges In Mob Attack

Philadelphia City Councilman Jim Kenney today called upon the federal government to investigate last week’s mob gay-bashing as a hate crime as there are no such laws in the state of Pennsylvania. Kenney called the incident “a violent and vicious attack on two human beings because they are gay.” “It’s a crime of violent bias that calls for the full ...

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DOJ: Losing Losers At NOM Deserve No Legal Fees For Their Losing Lawsuit

The Department of Justice has issued a blisteringly scornful response to NOM’s demand for nearly $700K in attorneys’ fees for their lawsuit over the accidental release of their tax return. Enjoy: Despite losing all the significant issues in this case and settling a damages claim of hundreds of thousands of dollars for $50,000, the National Organization for Marriage, Inc. (“NOM”) ...

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Attorney General Eric Holder Hospitalized

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Pat Robertson: Impeach Eric Holder

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Tony Perkins Has The Eric Holder Sadz

“Holder’s comments are an insult to his office and the office of 50 other men and women who took similar oaths. If the Attorney General can pick and choose which laws to uphold, then can the rest of us pick and choose which laws to follow? Can we pick and choose which taxes we’ll pay? If the Left follows this ...

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Eric Holder To State Attorneys General: You Don’t Have To Defend Marriage Bans

US Attorney General Eric Holder spoke today to the National Association of Attorneys General.  Here is an excerpt from his speech as provided by the White House: The essential duty to which all of us – as attorneys general – have been sworn: not just to win cases, but to see that justice is done. This is the cause that ...

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AFA: Impeach Eric Holder

“United States Attorney General Eric Holder, this week, has again overstepped the boundaries of the law when he arbitrarily ordered that homosexual couples will now receive government benefits reserved only for natural marriage status. This applies even in states that have laws defining marriage as only between one man and one woman. Taking a nod from the playbook of his ...

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More Federal Rights For Married Gays

Saturday night Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual gala at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria where he announced that today the Justice Department will issue a memorandum outlining “full federal equality” for married same-sex couples. Same-sex couples will be afforded the right to decline to give testimony in court that might violate marital privilege; will be ...

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27 GOP House Reps Co-Sponsor Randy Weber’s Bill To Ban Federal Recognition Of Out-Of-State Same-Sex Marriages

Yesterday House Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) introduced a laughably doomed bill that would limit the federal government to only recognizing same-sex marriages that are legally conducted in the state where the married couple resides. Since the bill’s introduction, 27 GOP members of the House have signed on as co-sponsors. The list so far is a cavalcade of crackpottery: Michele Bachmann, ...

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Brian Brown Has The DOJ Sadz

“It is outrageous that the Justice Department would move so brazenly and publicly to undermine Utah’s standing constitutional provision regulating marriage as the union of one man and one woman. It is the right of states to determine marriage, and the voters and legislature of Utah have done just that. Their right to do so is encoded in the U.S. ...

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