Last week, in their effort to resist the forthcoming policies of President-elect Donald Trump, the state of California hired radical leftist Eric Holder.
While the shamelessly progressive move was a slap in the face to the millions who voted for Trump, Judicial Watch has moved to ensure that Holder doesn’t have his way just yet.
On Monday, the group filed a request with the California State Legislature asking for more information surrounding Holder’s hiring.
The filing targets “all contracts between the California Legislature and former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. or Covington and Burling.”
Covington and Burling is Holder’s firm, which has been contracted to provide “outside counsel” for the government of California.
So, basically, the most liberal government in the fifty states has hired one of the most liberal attorneys in the country to “help them out.”
MRC Blog reported:
Holder served as Obama’s attorney general from 2009-2015, and Judicial Watch pointed out that during that time, he was the first AG to ever be held in contempt of Congress on both civil and criminal grounds. This occurred when Holder refused to cooperate with probes into Operation Fast & Furious, Obama’s 2012 gun running program.
Judicial Watch is also asking for “all communications between the California Legislature and former U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. or Covington and Burling about the Legislature’s retention of Holder and/or Covington and Burling.”
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton called the organization’s move an effort to “expose how California state legislators are wasting tax dollars to take care of another corrupt politician – Eric Holder – under the guise of resisting the rule of law on immigration and other matters.”
“His record at the Clinton and Obama Justice Departments demonstrates a willingness to bend the law in order to protect his political patrons,” Fitton added.
California politicians still have their heads in the sand when it comes to what actually works and what doesn’t. Despite a failing economy and infrastructure, the state continues to pass far left policies that do no one any good.
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Eric Holder’s tenure as Attorney General was fraught with controversy, race-baiting and snapping at Congress. Or, as President Obama put it, “a superb job.” The ONLY cabinet member to EVER be held in “contempt of Congress.”
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