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Retired Marine Corps Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a close military adviser to President Obama, was reportedly the target of a Justice Department criminal investigation into leaks to The New York Times. (Associated Press)

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Ed Schultz suggested on his MSNBC show Wednesday night that police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, should be disarmed in order to effect real change following a Justice Department report that accused the department of racial bias. (MSNBC via The Daily Caller)

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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the Justice Department in Washington on March 4, 2015, about the Justice Department's findings related to two investigations in Ferguson, Mo. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. speaks Wednesday about the Justice Department's findings related to two investigations in Ferguson, Missouri. The Justice Department will not prosecute a former police officer involved in a fatal shooting, but the government released a scathing report that faulted the city for racial bias. (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, about the Justice Department’s findings related to two investigations in Ferguson, Mo. The Justice Department will not prosecute a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old whose death in Ferguson sparked weeks of protests and ignited an intense national debate over how police treat African-Americans. But the government released a scathing report Wednesday that faulted the city for racial bias. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, about the Justice Department's findings related to two investigations in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (left) and Sen. Patrick J. Leahy led the confirmation hearings for Loretta Lynch, President Obama's choice to run the Justice Department. Republicans acknowledged that she has the experience and independence for the position, and reserved their criticism for the man she is to replace: Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this May 14, 2013 file photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building is seen in Washington. The Justice Department has issued new guidelines for obtaining records from the news media during leak investigations. The procedures, a revision of policies announced last year, are designed to give news organizations a chance to challenge subpoenas or search warrants in court. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

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A Taser X26 stun gun is seen on a California Highway Patrol's belt. A 2011 Justice Department study on the use of Tasers and other nonlethal weapons concluded they can spare lives and injury for both suspects and officers. (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, with Italy's Minister of Justice Andrea Orlando, and Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship, after their meeting. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Image of Justice Department Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Attorney General Eric Holder smiles during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Illustration on Eric Holder's legacy at the Justice Department by ALexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder delivers a keynote speech at New York University's law school, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in New York. According to Holder, the Justice Department expects to end the current budget year next week with a federal prison population of roughly 215,000 inmates. The prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Justice Department. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Illustration of Eric Holder and the corruption of the Justice Department by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illustration of Eric Holder and the corruption of the Justice Department by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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**FILE** Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West (right) speaks as New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (second from right), Stuart F. Delery (second from left), Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division, and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan stand by during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington on Oct. 2, 2012, about the first legal action of the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) Working Group. (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric Holder listens during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, where he announced the Justice Department's civil rights division will launch a broad civil rights investigation in the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder talks with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Drake's Place Restaurant in Florrissant, Mo. The Justice Department plans to open a wide-ranging investigation into the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb, a person briefed on the matter said Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File-Pool)

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**FILE** Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division for the Justice Department Tony West speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Sept. 1, 2010. (Associated Press)