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priorities. Obama's first attorney general, Eric Holder, set aside a criminal justice memo from his Republican predecessor, John Ashcroft , to charge people with the most serious, provable offenses and replaced it with his own policy of discouraging harsh mandatory
convictions. As deputy attorney general, he confronted White House officials in the hospital room of then-Attorney General John Ashcroft in an effort to quash the reauthorization of a counterterrorism surveillance program. When nominating Comey for FBI director
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Mike talks with General Jack Keane about the military response on 9/11, Dr. Sebastian Gorka about the 9/11 commission, and opens up the phone lines for callers to share their memories of that fateful day.
The leaders in Ferguson Missouri are putting a stop to night time protests but still not putting the curfew back into effect despite the lootings, burnings and injuries from last night. Howie asked is the shooting of Michael Brown just an excuse to steal.
Scott Pelly of CBS, Eleanor Clift or Chris Matthews of MSNBC: Howie asked the callers who most irked them in the media and who would they like to see retire from their television set.
Jeff says Eric Holder isn't the only Attorney General that's been grilled by a House committee.
Now that Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez will not be down for breakfast, Howie was horrified at the mainstream media's canonization of the socialistic head of state and his military rule of the world's 4th biggest oil producer. Larry King called Chavez huggable.