Senators pounce on Holder over report on Ted Stevens prosecution
March 8th, 2012
07:55 PM ET
3 years ago

Senators pounce on Holder over report on Ted Stevens prosecution

Washington (CNN) - Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday ran into unexpected bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill over the Justice Department's failure to release its report on the alleged misconduct of the prosecutors who mishandled the prosecution of the late Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens.

Two Democrats and two Republicans jumped on Holder for not releasing the report by the Justice watchdog unit, the Office of Professional Responsibility.

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Filed under: Alaska • Eric Holder • Justice Department • Senate • Ted Stevens
soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. Four and The Door

    This would not be so bad if it wasn't the kind of thing we see more and more of lately. We can do better.

    March 8, 2012 08:05 pm at 8:05 pm |
  2. gt

    holder is the worest ag america has ever seen....holder is reckless....arrogant .... incompedent...corrupt...

    March 8, 2012 08:24 pm at 8:24 pm |
  3. Former Republican, now an Independent

    More political posturing by senators. Holder hasn't refused to release it, he just refused to release it until all of the information has been thoroughly examined.

    March 8, 2012 08:36 pm at 8:36 pm |
  4. Larry L

    Election year politics and exposure to a flawed legal system as it applies to politicians.

    March 8, 2012 08:53 pm at 8:53 pm |
  5. mom and sister of soldiers

    This is the most secretive/tight lipped White House in history. They certainly are protected by the powerful!

    March 8, 2012 10:28 pm at 10:28 pm |
  6. Donkey Party

    The only time Republicans are quick to do anything is if it involves war, or trying to smear Democrats. God I hate them.

    March 9, 2012 02:13 am at 2:13 am |
  7. thomas

    Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens.was a crook , and he is DEAD.

    Go after Energy speculators , oil manipulation.

    March 9, 2012 02:21 am at 2:21 am |
  8. Anonymous

    Talk about making mountains out of molehills. The other report will be out in a couple of weeks and no one can chill that long? What's the urgency? It's not like we don't have more pressing matters that need our lawmakers' attention, like regulating oil speculators or passing the millionaire tax three quarters of Americans want, Oh wait....

    March 9, 2012 07:45 am at 7:45 am |