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Obama’s AG, Eric Holder, takes aim at trump in NH, fueling 2020 speculation

The former US attorney-General Eric Holder said to lead to speculation about a possible White house: “I’m going to try to decide early next year whether it’s another Chapter in my public service career.”

(Associated Press)

MANCHESTER, N. H. – Eric Holder, the visit on Friday to the state, is the first primary along the road to the White house holds the radio is education to further speculation that the former attorney-General seriously pondered for a democratic presidential candidacy in 2020.

But in an interview on the eve of his trip to New Hampshire, holder appeared to downplay the significance of his visit, saying, “At this point, I’m just thinking.”

Holder, the delivery, the Ministry of justice from 2009 to 2015 under President Barack Obama, who is about to speak and ask questions of the “politics and eggs” in the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. The speaking series is a must-stop for presidential candidates, or potential White house contender.

“I’m going to try to decide early next year whether it shared another Chapter in my public service career” – holder. “At this point, I’m really focused on the work of the National Democratic Committee, Redistricting, and try to come up with this whole question of partisan gerrymandering.”

“At this point, I’m really focused on the work of the National Democratic Committee, Redistricting, and try to come up with this whole question of partisan gerrymandering.”

– Eric Holder, former U.S. attorney General

Asked about the factors that go into his decision on a presidential candidacy, holder said: “Certainly chief among them, can you win? Ahead of you have ideas that you think, the interest of the people in this country?”

Longtime New Hampshire Democratic party Chairman Ray Buckley, predicted recently that his party’s next presidential candidate will be someone under 55 years of age.

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But the 67-year-old owner argued, should be the focus on the experience and the vision rather than the age, saying, “I think that people need to be judged on the ideas you have, as opposed to the date of birth on your birth certificate.”

He added, “I think there’s something to be said about youth, but there is something to be said, also, that you have sufficient amounts of experience. I think the ability to combine vision with experience, I think, ultimately, will produce the best candidate, whoever that is, for the party.”

Turn to Donald Trump, the nation said the first black attorney General, he did not label the President a racist would.

But he added: “The President and other members of his administration have tried to race as a wedge issue to divide the American people, and it is something that I think is reprehensible. It is inconsistent with who we say we are as a people and it is not what we expect from someone who is supposedly the leader of the entire nation.”

“The President and other members of his administration have tried to race as a wedge issue to divide the American people, and it is something that I think is reprehensible.”

– Eric Holder, former U.S. attorney General

Speaking two days after Roseanne Barr for the racist tweets about former Obama White house senior adviser Valerie Jarrett led to the cancellation of her hit ABC show “Roseanne,” Holder at target trump.

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“This President has a license to people to say and do things that have not occurred in the immediate past in our country. And, I think, we will be dealing with that long after the trump presidency, which is trying to get a handle on these types of questions, the kind of things said Roseanne,” Holder argued.

After his “politics and eggs” appearance, holder is expected to lead to a roundtable discussion in the New Hampshire Democratic party headquarters in Concord on gerrymandering.

Holder, the Chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, said the organization “is committed to a wide population census in the year 2020, and fair redistricting in 2021.”

Targeting the GOP, he added, “Without creating some kind of independent and cross-party process, the districts, the Republicans have the ability to draw a card, preferred their own candidate on the bottom right in the neighborhood level.”

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