Holder vows to keep fighting for terror trials in civilian courts
June 17th, 2011
11:10 AM ET
3 years ago

Holder vows to keep fighting for terror trials in civilian courts

Washington (CNN) - Attorney General Eric Holder promised an audience of progressives and liberals Thursday that he will not abandon the fight to steer accused terrorists to civilian court trials rather than military tribunals.

Holder lashed out at Congress for forcing him to recently surrender on the issue, and to place accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other co-conspirators before military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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  1. obama victim

    well this should be amusing...the obamabots defending terrorists........I need a good laugh

    June 17, 2011 11:30 am at 11:30 am |
  2. XWngLady

    I (heart) Eric Holder!!!!!

    June 17, 2011 11:31 am at 11:31 am |
  3. Rick McDaniel

    Some people have zero common sense.

    If the courts turn loose rapists, murderers, thieves, gang members, etc. on a daily basis, what will stop them from turning loose terrorists? Nothing.......that's what.

    Holder's office, is a laughing stock, and a joke against the decent citizens of this country.

    June 17, 2011 11:46 am at 11:46 am |
  4. gt

    holder is way over his head.... how in the world did he get this job....

    June 17, 2011 12:12 pm at 12:12 pm |
  5. Fair is Fair

    "I (heart) Eric Holder!!!!!"
    ___________________________________

    So do the terrorists.

    June 17, 2011 12:31 pm at 12:31 pm |
  6. kat

    I don't know who is more ignorant.. Let me guess... BHO or Holder? Ahhh! I think both are beyond ignorant.

    June 17, 2011 12:32 pm at 12:32 pm |