NBC News is actually breaking this story:
The disclosure of the attorney general’s role came as President Barack Obama, in a major speech on his counterterrorism policy, said Holder had agreed to review Justice Department guidelines governing investigations that involve journalists.
"I am troubled by the possibility that leak investigations may chill the investigative journalism that holds government accountable," Obama said. "Journalists should not be at legal risk for doing their jobs."
Rosen, who has not been charged in the case, was nonetheless the target of a search warrant that enabled Justice Department investigators to secretly seize his private emails after an FBI agent said he had "asked, solicited and encouraged … (a source) to disclose sensitive United States internal documents and intelligence information."
Obama's comments follow a firestorm of criticism that has erupted over disclosures that in separate investigations of leaks of classified information, the Justice Department had obtained private emails that Rosen exchanged with a source and the phone records of Associated Press reporters.The phone records of Rosen's parents were also seized.
When the news came out about the AP reporters phone records being seized in violation of the Constitution (Fourth Amendment) by Holder's InJustice Department, people noted that Holder would be the one who would have to sign off on such a request.
Hell should be raised in Washington DC tomorrow. To think, as this fool Obama does, that Holder can be trusted with reviewing these cases is like a fox guarding a hen house.
Eric Holder has abused his office and power and turned the law enforcement of the United States into a political weapon against the enemies of Richard Milhous Obama's Regime. Holder, who took part in an armed insurgency with a black supremacist group in college, has also sided with voter suppression, as in the New Black Panthers case. A radical like Holder, who sides with terrorists and plays racial politics, has no business being in charge of the nation's law enforcement.
So, all you good liberals out there who called for the firing of Bush's Attorney General Alberto Gonzales for firing a couple of DOJ attorneys, I'm looking for you to call for Holder's dismissal as well.
And you too John McLame. You were so quick to attack a patriot like Donald Rumsfeld with "no confidence" letters you gave to the media. Where is your outrage at Eric Holder?
Eric Holder needs to go, and he needs to be investigated for any laws broken in relation to Fast and Furious, as well as the NBP voter intimidation case.
UPDATE: via Legal Insurrection, Huffington Compost is calling for Holder to go. Now it's bad when a liberal blog like HP is calling for you to hit the road.