Holder Bashes Lawmakers For Harsh Questioning Of DOJ

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 9:13 PM EDT) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Wednesday admonished House lawmakers including Rep. Darrel Issa, R-Calif., for disrespecting him in their questioning over the government's seizure of Associated Press reporters' telephone records, its decision to not intervene in False Claims Act litigation and other issues.

Members of the House Judiciary Committee spent more than four hours grilling the head of the U.S. Department of Justice over several recent “scandals,” including the DOJ obtaining records for phone lines assigned to AP reporters and offices, the agency...
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