Will Clinton Pardon Haunt AG Pick?

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Eric Holder has reportedly accepted an informal offer to become President-elect Barack Obama's attorney general.

Holder is a Washington attorney and former Clinton administration official. If confirmed, he would be the first black attorney general.

However, his selection comes with controversy from a presidential pardon back in 2001.

Click play for a CBN News interview with Charles Dunn of the Regent University School of Government.

During former President Bill Clinton's last term, Holder said he was "neutral, leaning toward favorable" on a possible pardon for Marc Rich, a wealthy commodities dealer who evaded tax charges.

Holder later apologized, but some senators expect the pardon will be an issue during Holder's confirmation hearings.

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