Fast & Furious scandal may have its first cover-up

Thomas Lifson
Evidence has emerged that suggests a cover-up of the Fast & Furious scandal involving the Department of Justice - specifically the recently-departed US Attorney in Phoenix. Fox News has been almost the only major outlet following the story, but that may change given the disclosures coming to the surface as Sen Grassley and Rep. Issa press their investigation.  William La Jeunesse and  Laura Prabucki of Fox News report: Just hours after the death of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, federal officials tried to cover up evidence that the gun that killed Terry was one the government intentionally helped sell to the Mexican cartels in a weapons trafficking program known as Operation Fast and Furious. The revelation comes just days after a huge shake-up of government officials who oversaw the failed anti-gun trafficking program and Congress renewed its demand for more answers. (snip) Also late Thursday, Sen. Charles Grassley's office revealed that 21 more Fast...(Read Full Post)

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