- Post 20 June 2012
- By Ed Farnan | Irish Central | From the Right
For the past year and a half, a Congressional oversight committee has been asking for cooperation from the Obama administration. This cooperation includes document requests and testimony related to the smoldering gun running scandal known as Fast and Furious.
For over two years, the Justice Department, headed by Attorney General Eric Holder has not been fully complying with their requests and subpoenas. His underlings have provided conflicting testimony and some have been transferred in order to make it more difficult to question them.
What's at the crux of the Fast and Furious gun running scandal is that the federal government purposely let thousands of high powered, dangerous guns be sold illegally in Arizona under the guise of tracking them to their criminal destinations. But hardly any of the guns were tracked and they eventually fell into the hands of criminals and gangs. These guns were responsible for crimes on both sides of the border, the deaths of hundreds of Mexican citizens and the death of at least one of our own Federal border agents.
But there is another belief about what the real intent behind the Fast and Furious operation was. Some people have openly stated that the real motive was to make Arizona look like a lawless out of control gun ridden area that needed to be clamped down on by the Federal government.
After all of this time, the Congressional committee headed by Congressman Darrell Issa, has been given only 7,000 documents out of the over 130,000 documents requested from Obamas Justice Department. Furthermore many of the documents handed over to the committee were heavily redacted, or blacked out in order to shield key pieces of information. ...Finish reading this article at Irish Central...