What you do not know about the two “no nonsense by the book” Federal Judges and Attorney General Eric Holder – click to read

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As you know, in my former life, I was a criminal defense lawyer in Washington, DC where I tried lots of cases.  Hence….I will tell you something you might not know…and that is sort of interesting.

The 3 men whose names you hear often in connection with the IRS scandal investigation….

are Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan

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and Federal Judge Reggie Walton

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and Attorney General Eric Holder

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The two Federal Judges have issued tough orders to the IRS (they are fearless by the book type judges.)  Attorney General Eric Holder has refused to appoint a Special Prosecutor to investigate the IRS.  And note: the DOJ, of which Eric Holder is the boss, represents the IRS in its litigation before these two judges.

Here is what you probably don’t know — all 3 men were Judges together on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia (before their appointments to the Federal Bench and US A/G.)

Hence….they know each other…and know each other well.

So it is with great interest I see that the 2 Federal Judges essentially taking on a former colleague, Eric Holder.  I know the judges — and these are very straight, by the book judges.  They will not pull punches.  They will read the law, examine the facts and apply their best judgment.

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