Black Caucus Leaders Shocked By Holder Resignation


Black Caucus leaders shocked by Holder resignation

WASHINGTON
Civil rights leaders at a Congressional Black Caucus conference had no sooner finished singing the praises of Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi stood up with news that stunned the crowd into murmurs of disbelief.

“The word is now that the attorney general will resign today,” she said.

On stage, Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Columbus, honorary co-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Caucus, looked shocked.

“It was shocking because of so many of the great things I believe he has put in place,” she said after the news broke.

The caucus had been …

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