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Former AG Eric Holder to Decide on 2020 Bid in a Few Weeks

Holder said the choice is about "whether you have the vision, the experience, the ability to inspire others to deal with the issues of the day"

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    Former AG Eric Holder to Decide on 2020 Bid in a Few Weeks
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    Former Attorney General Eric Holder answers a question from former Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court Marsha Ternus, right, at Drake University, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced late Tuesday that he'll decide on a 2020 presidential run in about three weeks, NBC News reported.

    He made the remarks to reporters outside the Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement at Iowa's Drake University, where he had just engaged in a 90-minute discussion on redistricting and voter rights with Marsha Ternus, former chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court.

    "I'm going to decide if I’m going to try to find that space within the next month or so," he said.

    The key questions, Holder said, are "whether you have the vision, the experience, the ability to inspire others to deal with the issues of the day. So I’m going to sit down you know with my family, you know, very soon."

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