43 members of Congress now calling for Eric Holder’s resignation

Posted: November 17, 2011 in US News

Matthew Boyle
Daily Caller
November 17, 2011

Several more members of Congress have joined colleagues calling for Attorney General Eric Holder’s immediate resignation. The total number is now 43.

Immediately before a Tuesday press conference featuring some of those legislators, Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Tim Murphy confirmed to The Daily Caller that he believes it’s time for Holder to go.

New York Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle joined the choir during the news conference itself, and New Mexico Rep. Steven Pearce issued a statement for the presser demanding Holder’s resignation. Both are Republicans.

“Today, I stand with over 40 other Members of the United States Congress in calling for the resignation of United States Attorney General Eric Holder,” Buerkle said in prepared remarks. “He has failed to uphold the duties of the office of United States Attorney General and has lost public confidence.”

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