11:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing Noon || Meets with senior advisers 3:55 pm || Departs White House 5:00 pm CT || Arrives Chicago 6:30 pm CT || Attends a House Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser; Chicago Hilton 7:45 pm CT || Attends a second DCCC fundraiser; private residence All times Eastern except as noted Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:45 pm
Attorney General Eric Holder is under investigation by the House Judiciary Committee for possibly committing perjury during May 15 testimony in which he said he had never been associated with “potential prosecution” of a journalist for perjury, according to The Hill. Because, it seems he was associated with such potential prosecution. Soon after Holder’s testimony, news broke that Holder signed off on an affidavit that
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