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So what should happen to attorney general holder for his role in the multiple scandals.
Joining me now -- South Carolina congressman -- dowdy who sits on both the judiciary and the house oversight committees and is himself.
A former federal prosecutor -- United States attorney and district attorney it's good to see you congressman thanks for being with us.
Good to see you -- thank you for having me -- my pleasure congressman what should happen to Eric Holder.
You know judge what I was listening to Euro opening statement out I found myself who's sitting here not as a congressman but as a former prosecutor with this.
Overarching sense of sadness.
That the Department of -- -- -- they use so aptly described as the citadel of justice represented by a lady who wears nothing but a blindfold.
Has been politicize.
It and this is subject of ridicule and scorn.
And a lack of confidence and then I'll think of the top law enforcement official in the country.
-- and in there or discussions of criminal conduct and he's become nothing in my judgment but a political tool it's not a prosecutor.
He's a political -- fat for the progressive movement and it -- -- sad politics aside it is sad.
I'll wanted him gone a year ago but -- judge we had a chance in November.
And apparently -- failed to persuade an awful all of our fellow citizens that we need.
A new -- prosecutor I mean he's still -- Right what -- minor dirt at a congressman you have experience.
With this attorney general in your role on the house oversight fast and furious you guys -- -- -- -- -- Not just Republicans but Democrats as well.
And now we've got another scandal one another scandal what do you say to people say -- this is nothing but politics.
I mean you know you have you have honor for the Department of Justice I do I'm in awe of -- Department of Justice.
And now it's become agents say you know what it is it -- a political operative.
Am I wrong.
Button didn't know you are what would people say it's political Laporte on to the US attorney in South Carolina who has -- left of chairman Mao politically these little left -- -- -- What he's doing a phenomenal job because he doesn't -- -- -- -- the office.
O of United States attorney in South Carolina he doesn't believe in the death penalty so he doesn't participate in the decision making but.
But but he didn't try to legislate he doesn't thought it -- and enforce a progressive agenda and that's my frustration.
With this attorney general he soon states when it's politically advantageous to him to -- them.
He talks about immigration and the ability to break our immigration laws is a civil and human right.
But you know the last thing I ask -- about congressman but you know what you're talking about now and and I happen to agree with you.
Those are in June singles or what political issues and -- you and I both know.
We're not supposed to be political.
It in a position as -- chief law enforcement officer.
What is -- that the guy is lying to congress.
He's arguing executive privilege when you guys get too close to things.
He doesn't answer -- he is dilatory and is responsive and that appears to be light on May fifteenth in front -- -- the house judiciary.
What you know judge when you or ask about an ongoing investigation.
The proper response is no comment.
If you feel compelled to respond.
You need to respond accurately and -- chairman good lead shared chairman sensenbrenner have written the attorney general.
Which itself is sad that the chairman of house judiciary.
Has had to write the attorney general and asked him to clarify.
What appears to certainly be false misleading testimony before a committee of congress.
And then the naming.
The naming overrule Porter as an -- at a better and a co conspirator both of -- -- criminal charges.
But yet you don't indicting so you don't giving -- -- to clear his name.
You just maligning an affidavit in support of a search warrant and you walk away Al can't got a hard out -- it's so -- 6 AME you know you don't do that.
-- congressman not -- it's always good to have you -- show thanks for being with us.
Yes ma'am thank you -- -- welcome.
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