"Today's ruling means that nearly 130 years after delegates at the Mississippi Constitutional Convention put in place an electoral device to dilute the voting rights and power of African Americans, we are one giant step closer to a level playing field for every voter in the state," Holder said in a statement Friday.
But as I've thought about it, this guy with all the norms he breaks through," he said. "I think he loses, and then it will be interesting between, say, November and January when he would have to start packing. I wonder if, for instance, he will pardon himself? … Will he pardon all the people in his administration? … That's something that I wouldn't take off the table."