Operation 'Fast and Furious' the last straw against Holder

Have you been following this story about ATF allowing assault rifles to be purchased by Mexican drug cartel gun runners from legitimate US dealers so that the guns could be tracked and eventually recovered during drug busts? The program - also known as "Gunrunner" - was designed to develop enough gun running evidence to bring down an entire cartel. Bob Owens compares it to Iran-Contra - a similarly cockamamie scheme with similarly predictable results. Bob points us to a 51 page report by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform that presents some shocking facts about the program: "DOJ and ATF inappropriately and recklessly relied on a 20-year-old ATF Order to allow guns to walk." The agencies misrepresented the intention of the order to justify their actions. "Supervisors told the agents to 'get with the program' because senior ATF officials had sanctioned the operation." At least one agent was cautioned that if he didn't stop complaining about the dangerous nature of the...(Read Full Post)

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