Former Attorney General under Barack Obama, Eric Holder, reportedly has his eye on the White House in 2020.
Holder told Yahoo News in an interview that he has been motivated by Hillary Clinton’s loss in the 2016 presidential election to get back into the spotlight.
“Now is the time to be more visible,” he declared. “Now is the time to be heard.”
No, now is the time to crawl back under a rock while President Trump tries to fix everything you, Obama, Pelosi, and Reid did to ‘change’ America the last 8 years.
"Now is the time to be heard": Eric Holder sparks rumors of 2020 presidential run pic.twitter.com/FnJalUUZcT
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Via Fox News:
Eric Holder, the Obama-era attorney general who delighted in sparring with congressional Republicans and has since joined the anti-Trump ‘resistance,’ said in an interview he’s planning to become “more visible” – and reportedly could be considering a 2020 presidential run.
Yahoo News reported that Holder is mulling a bid and stepping up his public appearances.
“Up to now, I have been more behind-the-scenes,” Holder told Yahoo News. “But that’s about to change. I have a certain status as the former attorney general. … So I want to use whatever skills I have, whatever notoriety I have, to be effective in opposing things that are, at the end of the day, just bad for the country.”
Well, hate to break it to you Mr. Holder, but we saw your work at the Department of Justice. It was kind of bad for the country.
That whole being held in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents related to the “Fast and Furious” gun-tracking operation was pretty bad.
Oh, and lying under oath to Congress by claiming to have never been involved in trying to prosecute reporters, despite personally approving an application for a warrant on Fox News’ James Rosen as a potential co-conspirator in espionage. Also bad.
Conservative radio host, Rush Limbaugh, isn’t all that worried about a potential Holder run, however.
“Come on, come on, come, bring it on,” Limbaugh taunted on his radio program. “Black Lives Matter seeking the White House? Bring it on.”
Meanwhile, Holder has been strengthening his progressive credentials in the liberal cesspool we know as California.
He’s been tasked with leading that state’s anti-Trump efforts, serving as “outside counsel” to the state’s Legislature, which is heavily controlled by Democrats, in an effort to “resist any attempts to roll back the progress California has made” by Trump’s administration.
Surely the Democrats could come up with somebody other than an old Obama sidekick in 2020.
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