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January 28, 2015

"Lynch to Cast Herself as Departure From Holder in Bid to Be Attorney General"

The title of this post is the headline of this New York Times article previewing the start today of hearings concerning President Obama's nomination for Eric Holder's replacement as Attorney General. Here is how the article starts:

Loretta E. Lynch on Wednesday will cast herself as an apolitical career prosecutor who is a departure from Eric H. Holder Jr. when she faces a new Republican-­controlled Judiciary Committee that includes some of the administration’s fiercest critics in Congress.

“I look forward to fostering a new and improved relationship with this committee, the United States Senate, and the entire United States Congress — a relationship based on mutual respect and constitutional balance,” Ms. Lynch said in testimony prepared for the confirmation hearing.  “Ultimately, I know we all share the same goal and commitment: to protect and serve the American people.”

If she is confirmed, Ms. Lynch would be the nation’s first African-American woman to serve as attorney general.  Her allies have sought to differentiate her from Mr. Holder, an outspoken liberal voice in the administration who clashed frequently with Republicans who accused him of politicizing the office.

In particular, Ms. Lynch is expected to face tough questioning about her opinion of the president’s decision to unilaterally ease the threat of deportation for millions of unauthorized immigrants.  Mr. Holder approved the legal justification for that action, enraging some Republicans.

In these hearings, I am expecting some Senators to ask some questions about sentencing reform and federal marijuana policy. I hope to be able to provide some coverage and commentary about what gets asked and what nominee-Lynch says in future posts.

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If illegal immigration is a crime, she wants to force illegals on employers, saying, they have every right to work here. Welcome to the Twilight Zone. Welcome to the Waking Nightmare Nation of this vile feminist lawyer. The witch hunt after the productive male is to begin upon installation.

One of the questions which will never get asked. I submitted many questions for the confirmation, which would never be asked, because the fix is in.

Here is one for this vile feminist lawyer.

Submit your DNA for analysis. If most of it comes from the British Isles, as it does for most race whores, she is not even black.

Posted by: Supremacy Claus | Jan 28, 2015 11:45:32 PM

If she is not confirmed then we get to keep Holder until the term is up. He said he is staying until his replacement is approved.

Posted by: Liberty1st | Jan 29, 2015 7:05:22 PM

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