Holder: I’m a Member of the Resistance

During an interview broadcast on Wednesday’s edition of CNN’s “The Lead,” former Attorney General Eric Holder state that he is a member of the resistance and thinks he has to be a part of it.

Anchor Jake Tapper asked Holder, “Has it been difficult to you to hold your tongue, so much, so often, when Attorney General Sessions disagrees with you on so many issues across the board?”

Holder answered, “Yeah, it is difficult. To do what I thought was good work, work that made the nation better, more fair, more just, and to see those policies being taken apart, is something that has been hard to watch. At the same time, I’ve tried to respectful, and only when certain lines have been crossed, have I raised my voice. But, yeah, it’s been a difficult thing to watch and it means that I think I have to be a part of the resistance, and to try to save as much of the great work I think that we did as is possible and to try to ensure that we put in place leadership in 2018, in 2020 that will be supportive of the positive things that we did.”

Tapper followed up, “You’re a member of the resistance?”

Holder responded, “Yeah. Yeah, I am. There’s no question about that.”

(h/t Grabien)

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