Holder rejects resignation call at testy Senate hearing
June 12th, 2012
12:07 PM ET
3 years ago

Holder rejects resignation call at testy Senate hearing

Washington (CNN) - Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday rejected a Republican call to resign, telling a heated Senate hearing that Republicans were trying to score political points instead of addressing significant issues.

Under attack from the outset by Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Holder rejected accusations he was stonewalling congressional investigators on the botched "Fast and Furious" gun-running sting operation and failing to properly investigate recent leaks of classified information.

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