Skip to comments.Appropriations Committee calls for independent Gunwalker investigation
Posted on 07/28/2011 5:13:38 AM PDT by marktwain
The Congressional Research Service recently released another in a series of Gun Control Legislation reports by William J. Krouse, Specialist in Domestic Security and Crime Policy. While the entire report is an invaluable guide for understanding the scope and nature of related firearms control issues being considered by Congress, the report references a recommendation of particular interest to those following the Project Gunwalker (Operation Fast and Furious) story. From page 30 of the report (page 34 in the pdf file):
As called for originally by Senator Grassley, the House Appropriations Committee included report language in the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill (H.R. 2596; H. Rept. 112-169) that recommends the appointment of an outside, independent investigator, who would be charged with conducting a thorough investigation of the allegations against ATF with respect to Operation Fast and Furious and policies guiding this and similar operations. In addition, the House committee called on both DOJ and ATF to cooperate fully with related oversight investigations, whether they be conducted by congressional committees, the DOJ OIG, or an independent investigator.
The summary and status of H.R. 2596 is accessible from the Library of Congress THOMAS website, as is the appropriate section of H. Rept. 112-169, BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES SALARIES AND EXPENSES, which asserts:
The Committee believes that an outside, independent investigator should be appointed to conduct a thorough investigation of the allegations against ATF with respect to Operation Fast and Furious and the policies guiding this and similar operations. The Committee expects the Department and ATF to cooperate fully with all oversight investigations into Operation Fast and Furious--whether by the Inspector General, an independent, government-appointed investigator, or Congress--by promptly and thoroughly responding to all requests for information regarding this matter.
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Ted would do a good job
In your dreams perhaps but not not with this DOJ.
Mark Levin ................ they'd crap a woolly worm with his appointment! He'd leave no stone unturned.
12 angry men picked from the population.
“appointment of an outside, independent investigator,
Agreed! Not so with this DOJ. Implications seen thus far suggests the whole damned Administration needs be removed.
Chances are the Muslim may be willing to upgrade their jihad
but they have more patience than most Americans. I don’t think a second Civil War—though often invited by this Administration is likely either. And I’ve little reason to hope future generations of American politic can restore much if anything tainted by the Socialist from ?
ZERO will never appoint a Special Prosecutor.......
Are they really looking for a Committee to do something about Operation Gunwalker, or are they looking for someplace to die it out for a year and then drop it.
Is Issa getting too close?
If Issa and Grassley cannot get the information from the FBI and ATF how is this commission going to get it?
I believe Issa and Grassley are getting too close and this is a way to shunt it off to the far corners and have it buried.
If this goes to an independent investigation I think it will slowly dissappear. It has already gone on too long with no Congressiona subpoenaes, and no real action.
The office should have two principals, Ken Starr, and anyone named Joe McCarthy.
This is Obama’s WATERGATE but the difference is he was the man who thought this up.
Nixon did not find out about the break in until later but Obama has been there from the beginning. We are at the stage now of the pawns and knights falling on their swords to protect the king. Have some popcorn and watch the blood as they lie and line up to go to jail.
Obama thinks the white guys are idiots and he can do what he wants. He’s right if nobody goes to jail. Bring on the special prosecutor and let them riot in the streets to protect our “historic” President.
It’s time to start straightening out the mess the liberals have made the last 100 years. It’s either us or them.
Whoever Obama/Holder appoints would be tasked wit obfuscating and obstructing!
We need a special prosecutor put in place now.
Just more theater to fool the sheeple into believing there is rule of law in America and they are represented in our “government”.
The 9/11 investigation was a carbon copy of the Warren Commission. The little people can't know what happened, the truth would be devistating to the elite. So far the elite have won, and you like the vast majority of Americans have no idea what the truth is.
What's really neat about watching the sheeple is that they have no idea they are completely brainwashed to the point that they can't even think independently any more.
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