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Holder Stumbles Under Questioning About David Alexrod

Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) asked some tough questions today at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee of Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder.  Holder could not directly answer questions about the nature of Obama Senior Advisor David Alexrod’s push to politically influence the Justice Department in 2009. 

Holder said this in response to a question about Axelrod, “there’s a political dimension to the job I have as Attorney General.”

This line of questioning is the result of information disclosed in the book Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency by Daniel Klaidman.  In 2009, Holder confronted Obama senior advisor David Alexrod because he was trying to improperly influence the Justice Department.  

According to Fox News:

Attorney General Eric Holder and Obama administration aide David Axelrod nearly came to blows after a Cabinet meeting in the White House, according to a new book by reporter Daniel Klaidman.

Holder needs to be more forthcoming about the nature of this discussion with Axelrod.

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