Who's Spying on Whom? Bloomberg, AP and Justice Dept.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder holds a news conference with other officials from the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force to announce the results to date of 'Operation Broken Trust.' (Getty Images)

Eric Holder was grilled on Capitol Hill yesterday about Benghazi, prosecuting leakers, and more. Amidst the testimony, he also clarified his position on prosecuting banks. Heidi Moorefinance and economics editor at The Guardian, rounds up some of the latest economic news, from Holder's comments, Bloomberg terminal "snooping," JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon on the hot seat, and what the Justice Department's handling of the AP's phone records means for journalism in general.


Heidi Moore

Comments [6]

Martin Chuzzlewit from Manhattan

"When are progressives going to realize we need a good dose of Stalin in our veins? "

LOL ... and you Lefties wonder why the term "progressive" is rejected by so many as a hilarious charade.


May. 16 2013 12:21 PM
The Truth from Becky

bush and cheney should also be in jail.

May. 16 2013 12:13 PM

Holder should be in jail.

May. 16 2013 10:45 AM

Once again, Brian's made the right call. The "scandals" in Washington pale in comparison to the evil that Wall Street does. Everybody who works on Wall Street is, by definition, evil and should be jailed. I'm glad Brian and The Guardian are not mamby-pamby about collateral damage to so-called "innocent" people who just happen to work in the financial sector. When are progressives going to realize we need a good dose of Stalin in our veins? To make a better world we must trample those standing in the way. Brian has started the parade. Let's all join him!

May. 16 2013 10:44 AM

There no longer is an expectation of privacy anywhere

May. 16 2013 10:22 AM

If derivatives are too complicated for Ms. Moore to discuss & explain, it's easy enough in NYC to get many who can discuss them.

She really has swallowed the Wall ST Kool Aid full force.

If she can't do her job, the Guardian should find someone who can.

May. 16 2013 10:17 AM

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