U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder took to ABC’s ‘This Week’ Sunday morning to blast conservative personality and former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin, in response to her editorial calling for the impeachment of President Obama.
‘She wasn’t a particularly good vice presidential candidate’ said Holder on the political talk show, speaking to host George Stephanopoulos. ‘She’s an even worse judge of who ought to be impeached and why.’
Holder’s comments were responses to an editorial written by Palin and published last week on Breitbart.com, entitled ‘It’s Time to Impeach President Obama.’
Palin’s article asserts that Obama is purposefully weakening the border security between the United States and Mexico, and declares it grounds for impeachment proceedings to begin.
‘Enough is enough of the years of abuse from this president,’ she opened her op-ed with. ‘His unsecured border crisis is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, “no mas.”’
Holder responded with disdain for Palin’s criticisms, also denouncing ‘gridlocked Washington’ and the Republican Party’s continuing efforts to block any initiatives from the Obama Administration.
‘For whatever reason, [some] Republicans decided early on that this was a president they were just simply not going to cooperate with,’ Holder told ABC News’ Pierre Thomas in a rare interview. ‘And over the past five-and-a-half years, we have seen demonstrations of that, where the president has reached out his hand, offered compromises that have simply not been met [in the way] they have been in the past by a Republican Party willing to do the appropriate things.’
Holder also dismissed calls for himself to be impeached due to declining to appoint a special prosecutor to deal with the latest IRS scandal involving former executive Lois Lerner and allegations of targeting of conservative politicians and covering it up.