Attorney General Eric Holder unloaded on the often outspoken Sarah Palin for her calls to impeach President Barack Obama, criticizing her as not only a former vice presidential candidate, but also her current judgment.

“She wasn’t a particularly good vice presidential candidate,” Holder said on ABC’s “This Week.” “She’s an even worse judge of who ought to be impeached and why.”

 

Holder also was critical of the entire GOP, saying the gridlock in Washington was planned alll along.

“For whatever reason, [some] Republicans decided early on that this was a president they were just simply not going to cooperate with,” Holder said. “And over the past five-and-a-half years, we have seen demonstrations of that, where the president has reached out his hand, offered compromises that have simply not been met [in the way] they have been in the past by a Republican Party willing to do the appropriate things.”

And as far House Speaker John Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama, Holder said the lawsuit doesn’t have a leg to stand on.

“It’s a more, I think, a political gesture than a truly legal one,” he said. “Filing a lawsuit against the president that has no basis is not going to improve the quality of life for the American people.”

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