Eric Holder's 1997 Deputy A.G. Confirmation Hearing
Posted on Tue Nov 18, 2008 at 06:44:18 PM EST
Tags: Eric Holder, Attorney General (all tags)
On June 13, 1997, at age 46, Eric Holder was confirmed by the Senate as Deputy Attorney General under Janet Reno. His confirmation hearing lasted two hours, pretty smooth sailing. The transcript is here. Some snippets, in his own words:
On his objectives:
First, to work with the attorney general in making sure that federal law enforcement resources are used wisely to address the major crime problems confronting our nation -- drugs, violence, gangs, juvenile crime, and official and financial corruption.
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