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Look Closely at Obama's Eyes as He Speaks About Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder

"good men in positions of power and authority"

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As President Barack Obama noted how "rare" it is to have "good men in positions of power and authority, who are willing to fight for what's right" in a ceremony for outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday, Obama appeared to get emotional.

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder at an event celebrating Holder at the Department of Justice in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (Image source: AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

Indeed, the president appeared to wipe away tears twice before ending his introduction for Holder:

Image source: YouTube

Image source: YouTube

Image source: YouTube

And it looked like Obama dabbed an eye once more as he left the podium:

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Holder and Obama have received a great deal of criticism over a variety of issues ranging from a lack of press freedom to their failure to attend the historic rally in Paris last month after 17 people were murdered by Islamic terrorists.

President Barack Obama, right, hugs outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, at an event celebrating Holder at the Department of Justice in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (Image source: AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

Here's the clip:

(H/T: The Gateway Pundit)

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