Holder’s Next ‘Chapter’? Ex-AG-signals possible run for office, trashes Nunes memo

Eric Holder talks about his future at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast.

(Michael Bonfigli/The Christian Science Monitor.)

The former Minister of justice Eric Holder told reporters on Wednesday that he has not ruled out a run for political office, while a DC power Breakfast, where he also took swipes at the controversial ‘Nunes memo’ to alleged monitoring abuses during the Obama administration.

During a Christian Science Monitor Newsmaker Breakfast, the Obama-era attorney General said, he a decision by the end of the year would be, whether it may be a “different Chapter” in his public service.

Holder has held a high political profile since leaving the Obama administration, counseling, California on Trump management, legal challenges, and dive districts in the debate on the gerrymandering of congressional. Holder made his comments on Wednesday with the subject, said, he “sat down with President Obama” for a couple of hours to discuss recently, the possibilities of the fight against gerrymandering – the holder sees it as an obstacle for the first African-Americans to the ballot box.

Meanwhile, holders of the memo slamming on behalf of Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., that alleged problems with, like a surveillance was justified, for a trump card to employees in 2016. Holder called the memo “are inaccurate, in a number of ways,” and added that he hopes that the “ship to” memo would be released, a reference to democratic Rep. Adam Schiff rebuttal.

He mocked the trump White house saying it wants to hear from the DOJ and FBI prior to the release of the ship memo. “Really? You’re the one with the Nunes memo? Despite the fact that the DOJ called it extremely inconsiderate?” Holder said, referring to the “rare” statement that the FBI, in opposition to the release of the Nunes-memo.

“You didn’t listen to you, but now you hear? It will be interesting to see how this works,” he said.

Holder also spoke about the current Russia agreement sample.

Fox News’ John Roberts reported that lawyers advise in the vicinity to be President Trump to avoid him, an interview with the Special Counsel, Robert Miller. Holder said that “a determination that he and his lawyers make,” adding that Trump could be the Fifth amendment, “that would be disastrous for any other politician, but he said he can shoot someone on the 5th Avenue, and not suffer the consequences.”

Holder also commented on the former FBI Director, James Comey, who frequently trolls the trump manage on Twitter, but has been criticized by Hillary Clinton and her allies to the announcement of the new opening your E-Mail probe, the race in the last days of the 2016 -.

Holder called Comey, “a good man who made a wrong decision, in the way he dealt with the end of the Hillary Clinton question.”


Jake Gibson is a producer working at Fox News Washington bureau, who issues the policy, law enforcement and intelligence.

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