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Eric Holder warns of a “scandal,” calls for investigation into Trump, Russia ties

  • ATLANTA — Former Attorney General Eric Holder said the Trump administration’s contacts with Russian officials could erupt into a full-blown scandal.
  • “I think we have the makings of potentially a scandal, certainly a controversy, the likes of which we have not seen for many years,” Holder said Wednesday in an interview at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, where he was delivering a speech on race.
  • Holder called for a full investigation into the contacts between Trump’s team and Russian officials — contacts that have already led to the downfall of Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who resigned Monday night. Read more (2/15/17 5:45 PM)