Rep. Bobby Schilling calls for Holder’s resignation
Illinois Republican Rep. Bobby Schilling “has seen enough,” and now thinks Attorney General Eric Holder should resign over Operation Fast and Furious.
“Rep. Schilling has seen enough to feel that Attorney General Holder should have known and done more with regards to Operation Fast and Furious, and is supportive of calls for his resignation,” Schilling’s spokeswoman told The Daily Caller on Wednesday.
Schilling, a freshman congressman, becomes the 61st in the House of Representatives to demand that Holder resign. Two senators, every major presidential candidate and two sitting governors have also demanded that Holder step down or be fired.
Some of that number are included in the 81 members who have signed onto Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar’s resolution of “no confidence” in Holder. While not a direct call for Holder’s resignation or firing, signers of the resolution are expressing an irreparable distrust in Holder as the nation’s top law enforcement officer.
Between the independent calls and Gosar’s resolution, there are 90 congressmen total who have publicly stated that they don’t trust Holder anymore.