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Senate Republicans brought an interesting lineup of witnesses into today’s big confirmation hearing, to talk about every right-wing grievance against outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder. But as Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) pointed out, there was one thing they weren’t actually discussing: The actual new nominee for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch!

Click above to watch Whitehouse rail at the committee for getting itself sidetracked — and even offer Republicans some advice on how to really get rid of Holder — then share this video!

Video via Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)/Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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