U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder addresses the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) annual conference, Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.  The U.S. House is reportedly near citing Holder for contempt in th
UPDATE: Talking Points Memo has updated their story and is walking it back, noting that Holder did not explicitly say that he would be stepping down. Several others have provided links in the comments below noting that the Department of Justice is disputing that Holder is planning on leaving his post. Thank you to all who have pointed this out.

Talking Points Memo, citing a story that will appear in the New Yorker's February 17th issue, is reporting that Holder will step down as Attorney General this year.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told the New Yorker that he plans to step down some time this year.

In a feature story for the magazine's Feb. 17 issue (sub. req.), Holder told Jeffrey Toobin that he will leave his post in 2014, though he also said that he planned to remain as attorney general "well into" the year.

Although he has done things I have taken issue with over the years, by-and-large I have a lot of respect for this man. He has been a very strong advocate for my equality and for that alone, I am grateful. Plus, he has had the added advantage of driving the right wing into a frothing insanity. That always has my blessing.

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