NYT: White House Wants Holder to Resign


eric-holderPresidential aides are privately admitting to a growing frustration inside the White House with Attorney General Eric Holder’s political ineptness in the press leak investigations and are hoping the embattled appointee will resign from office, The New York Times reports.

“The White House is apoplectic about him, and has been for a long time,” said an anonymous Democrat source, identified only as a former government employee who acknowledged the White House staffers in question are his friends.

President Barack Obama’s advisers are frustrated with Holder’s inability to foresee problems arising from his approval of a subpoena naming a Fox News reporter as a coconspirator in an espionage investigation. Now Congress is looking at whether Holder lied under oath when he testified last month that he knew nothing about the incident.

Additionally, Holder has become a lightening rod for criticism for pulling the phone records of 100 Associated Press reporters in another polarizing investigation.

“How hard would it be to anticipate that the AP would be unhappy?” the former official said. “And then they haven’t defended their position.”

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  1. Obama will NEVER fire Mr. Witholder! Don’t forget, the Dems ALWAYS circle the wagons for one of their own! It’s only the LOSER Repulicans who are so scared of their own shadow, that if the NY Times tells them to fire someone, its a done deal! They can’t ever be called the “R” word. Better to resign!

  2. Can he take his Chicago friend with him when he leaves? You know the guy who in between vacations stays at Motel 1600 on Pennsylvania Ave. in D.C.

  3. They are throwing it out to make it look like they are frustrated with him, but the “TRUTH” they were teammates just now he is the next sacrifice