…and evidence emerges that the White House approved it, though Obama has denied all knowledge of either him or Holder approving it. Yet in a March 24th, 2009 news conference, the deputy attorney general announced the program authorized by AG Holder (see video below), clearly describing its operations. Obama may be able to wriggle out of this, but it appears that Holder knew about this program from its beginning. Holder needs to go.
|“||If you read political sites like this one, you know all about Fast and Furious (or, as some prefer, Gunwalker), the biggest scandal to emerge from the Obama administration so far. The scandal involves several thousand guns which the Obama administration deliberately allowed into the hands of Mexica|
|Editorial: Was Fast And Furious A Gun-Control Plot? – Investors.com
Scandal: Rather than a botched attempt to catch criminals, was the ATF program actually an attempt to advance gun-control efforts by an administration that has blamed Mexican violence on easy access to U.S. weapons?
|House Panel Slams ‘Fast and Furious’ Gun Operation Tied to Border Agent’s Death
A U.S. law enforcement operation intended to crack down on major weapons traffickers on the Southwest border spiraled out of control as federal agents were told by superiors to “stand down” and ignore weapons bought in Arizona headed for Mexico, a House panel heard Wednesday.
|Issa: DOJ Covering Up on Mexican Gun-Running Scandal | CNSnews.com
(CNSNews.com) – House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R.-Calif.) told CNSNews.com in an interview that he believes the Justice Department is covering up information relevant to a congressional investigation of an operation in which the department knowingly allowed intermediaries of Mexican drug cartels to purchase guns at licensed firearms dealers in the United States and then get away without being arrested or the guns being retrieved.
|Obama Denies Knowledge Of Smuggling U.S. Weapons To Mexico
Under fire for an operation that allowed smuggling of U.S. weapons across the nationâ€™s border with Mexico, President Obama said in an interview that neither he nor Attorney General Eric Holder authorized the controversial â€œOperation Fast and Furious.â€? The Mexican government has complained that it didnâ€™t know about the U.S.
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