Former Attorney General Eric Holder doubled-down on recent anti-GOP violence across the country this week; urging liberal activists to “kick” GOP voters when “they go low.”
Holder was speaking with supporters at an event Tuesday when he seemingly endorsed the scenes of rage and protests taking place throughout the nation in the aftermath of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
“It’s time for us as Democrats to be as tough as they are, as dedicated as they are, as committed as they are,” said Holder.
“Michelle Obama always said ‘When they go low, we go high.’ No, when they go low, we kick them,” he added as the room burst out in applause.
HOLDER 2020? Former Attorney General ‘Thinking About’ Presidential Run
Barack Obama’s former Attorney General Eric Holder announced this week that he’s actively “thinking about” running for the White House in 2020 but hasn’t made up his mind about the possible race.
The senior Obama aide was speaking with MSNBC when he was asked if he was considering challenging President Trump just two years from now; saying he hasn’t “made a decision yet.”
Is Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder running for president?
"Yeah, I'm thinking about it," he tells @chrislhayes
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) April 18, 2018
“I’m thinking about it,” Holder said. “But I have not made any decisions on it.”
“I think our democracy is under attack. If you look at the question of gerrymandering, the question of voter suppression,” he added. “A lot of these things are falling by the wayside.”
Watch Holder’s admission above.
NO THANKS: Eric Holder Says He’s ‘SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING’ Running in 2020
Barack Obama’s former Attorney General Eric Holder raised eyebrows throughout Washington Monday night, publicly admitting he was “seriously considering” a run for the White House in 2020.
Holder was speaking with late night comedian Stephen Colbert when he was asked if he was planning a potential showdown against President Trump; telling the comic he’d make his “determination sometime early next year.”
“General Holder, are you seriously considering throwing your hat in the ring in 2020?” asked Colbert.
“Yeah, I’m thinking about it. What I’ve said is that I’d make a determination sometime early next year. What I’m really focused on is the 2020 midterms to try and make sure Democrats take back the Senate, take back the House,” confirmed Holder.