WASHINGTON — Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., are asking Attorney General Eric Holder to clarify his surprising remarks last week about whether some institutions are too big to prosecute.

Holder told the Senate Judiciary Committee last week that he has concerns about the size of some institutions and the impact that has on deciding whether to bring criminal charges to court in some cases. Warner and Corker are now requesting more information from the top Justice Department official about his views and the implications for bank prosecutions in the wake of those candid remarks, which sent shockwaves through the financial community.

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