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-- -- we hit the -- or should I say bring delayed because the White House has loss Brinkley at least on this and at least when it comes historian Douglas Brinkley.
Who says it's time for the president to give -- he's called to his -- -- Brinkley says the president has to let Eric Holder -- -- this administration to make ago but -- these scandals he's confident they will.
But the sooner they move on a lot of this stuff the better.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- From folks you know what the White House are highly regarded you carry a great deal of influence throughout Washington -- and beyond when -- said that what was the reaction it.
Well there didn't get you get mixed reactions but.
Many years ago I wrote a biography of Dean Acheson and -- who worked for FDR's undersecretary.
Of the treasury any domino flap and Acheson tendered his resignation.
-- accepted it and FDR said to everybody else in the next decade learn to resign like Dean Acheson is a gentleman.
Eric -- become a distraction for the Obama administration now.
I'm not suggesting that Barack Obama should immediately fire holder but I think holder pose a resignation to the White House and made -- he's given it.
Because this whole summer will be eaten up with an attorney general under scrutiny.
And you'll have things like immigration reform coming in the coming weeks forgotten about you being mired in scandal this summer.
There's nothing wrong with resigning and holders should really be considering that right now.
You know the danger that is you know Doug from Watergate is as soon as one resigns that there they're there they're looking to -- you have the next resignation whether it's in on Watergate Ehrlichman and all the men and I've been stolen.
And on an odd an odds on that it wasn't enough for one to go though -- we've -- what it was like multiple attack lines even the famous Saturday night massacre with Richard Nixon.
When you know we he had -- once we get the Butler I think the fire cabinet officials on until realizing to make -- place.
That one resignation also doesn't cut it.
Well but that the different series curious Eric Holder didn't break the law.
Army and so he can we don't say no we don't know inaudible but he should we shouldn't have to -- -- what he should be almost steps aside and we've lost the art of resignation is what I'm saying guys that you have to serve the president and the holder is hurting Barack Obama right now is gonna continue to.
What's the point is staying nominee.
Many people step down and resign million army.
And by that definition of done carefully said Everett because then you go to the -- -- -- -- sort of very little immunity in any it's if he oversaw the department that oversaw the IRS.
Already these agencies that might or might not have been trying to cobble together consistent talking points on the Gaza -- could go to a firing squad right.
Well I think the White House two -- to the right thing -- pre -- these.
White House emails something -- the president's going to be addressing the -- arrests and I'm sure heads are gonna -- is given a speech tonight.
So that leaves this HP scandal and Eric -- shop.
Definitely had overreach it's not only infuriating Republicans who want holder resign but the New York Times and liberal.
Reporters on Iran -- not because if they it just was a massive overreach.
Enhance the holder might have to just to be willing to step aside it's not the end of the world I mean -- Gonzales -- I don't know -- nervous then what happens is that this is a straight university lesson I have -- him but this administration this president.
How and why is this happening to this president did he provide the atmosphere.
Or the dynamics of this to occur where those who were working under and wanted to satisfy him and do things that even.
In retrospect look weird but they did it thinking that -- like it what.
We'll look at things just happened that these are three bad things happening at once but -- -- could have been taking care of the release of the documents today could have been done months ago.
Instead it was kind of ostrich approach that's just gonna blow away and you can understand the White House has it wrong about that we often have short attention and September all these scandals could be very much forgotten but -- three.
Hit at once like this you've got now -- Washington up in arms -- you can just kind of -- -- out to seems to me to be remote.
And again I'm simply suggesting holder should do the right thing and give that letter of resignation let the press.
You see you can't -- Jesse's -- -- pass that does doesn't become editor on Watergate forty years ago others argued that it is symptomatic about something.
More systemic going on or an attitude that prevails some call of the Chicago.
-- to be in your face.
Policies that that is being called into question here.
I don't know I think the -- -- seems to me to be -- you know isolated cases it's horrific.
But the president seems firm about and I'm sure -- addressing the country tonight.
Saying that he that he's gonna make sure that the right people are dismissed I don't think that came from the White House in other words Barack Obama hasn't been damaged yet.
But holder holds the key to future damage of the president.
So you simply resign I mean people come and go out of Washington half of Obama's cabinet at all.
Officers left are -- -- from the first term why not Eric Holder -- -- for the next three years with an attorney general.
That many people don't have confidence all right I was frankly we shall see good have you again.
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