Congressmen: Holder has some nerve showing up to SOTU, House chamber while he’s in CONTEMPT OF CONGRESS!

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Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation in September 2014, saying he’ll stay on until the confirmation of his successor — Loretta E. Lynch, the current U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, is all but certain to succeed him.

Yet, 3 months and 26 days later, Holder is still around.

Even though he was held in contempt of Congress by the House in 2012 for stonewalling the investigation into the Fast and Furious gun running scandal.

The attorney general’s presence at the State of the Union address Tuesday night prompted a few responses from social media users, to include a lawmaker or two sitting in the House chamber.

Of course, one social media user saw a perfect solution to Holder’s presence:

Here’s a sampling of some other snarky tweets to what is shaping up to be the “LONGEST. RESIGNATION. EVER,” as seen on Twitter:

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Tom Tillison


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