August 16, 2012
Do Subpoenaed Documents Contain Information on U.S./Drug Cartel Deal?
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee filed a civil lawsuit as the next step in forcing Attorney General Eric Holder to turn over tens of thousands of documents related to the Fast and Furious scandal. Rep. Darrell Issa, head of the committee, asserts Obama's stonewalling by executive privilege in June was a "calculated political maneuver designed to stop the release of documents until after November's elections...the president is attempting to expand the reach of executive privilege to obstruct the truth about the reckless conduct that contributed to the death of a Border Patrol Agent and countless Mexican citizens." If Issa does obtain the long-awaited legally subpoenaed documents, will they reveal the Obama administration's involvement with the drug cartels in Mexico as one of their drug kingpins Jesus Vicente Zambada-Niebla averred a year ago? A Sinaloa cartel drug operative, Zambada-Niebla was arrested in Mexico in late 2009, and then extradited to Chicago to face...(Read Full Post)