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VIDEO: Holder downplays Fast and Furious as not ‘important,’ walks out on reporters
The Daily Caller ^ | 10/11/11 | Matthey Boyle

Posted on 10/12/2011 2:33:15 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Although several members of Congress have now called on Attorney General Eric Holder to resign over Operation Fast and Furious, he appeared to dismiss the congressional investigation into the program as not “important” when reporters asked about it on Tuesday.

“We have sent thousands of pages of documents,” Holder said in response to a question about whether he’ll be complying with new subpoenas expected to be heading his way this week. “We’ll look at the subpoenas. I’m sure we will undoubtedly comply with them.”

“But what I want the American people to understand is that in complying with those subpoenas and dealing with that inquiry, that will not detract us from the important business we have to do here at the Justice Department, including matters like the one that we have announced today,” Holder continued.

When a reporter followed up and asked the Attorney General if he knew about the “controversial tactics” employed in Fast and Furious, Holder refused to answer and walked off the stage.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2011/10/11/holder-downplays-fast-and-furious-as-not-%e2%80%98important%e2%80%99-walks-out-on-reporters-asking-about-investigation/#ixzz1abafd2Xe

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: atf; banglist; castaway; cia; clinton; dea; dhs; doj; fastandfurious; fbi; gunrunner; gunwalker; hillary; hillaryclinton; hoilder; holder; ice; issa; obama; statedept; subpoena
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It's getting hot up in here.
1 posted on 10/12/2011 2:33:20 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The Daily Caller has pulled the video.


2 posted on 10/12/2011 2:36:49 PM PDT by Tonytitan
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

His big worry isn’t the subpoena business or a potential US investigation into this....it’s the worry that Mexico just might bring charges up and demand the US hand the top five guys who were planning and in control of the operation. The President will have to dream of a huge pay-off...just to prevent the Mexican government from ever going this far. If I were one of the top five guys in the Fast and Furious operation....I’d get a tent and just hustle up to Idaho to hide out for ten years.


3 posted on 10/12/2011 2:38:31 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com


4 posted on 10/12/2011 2:39:18 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Holder reminds me of the arrogant lawyer who sued himself to prove how great a litigator he was... and lost!


5 posted on 10/12/2011 2:39:57 PM PDT by Stayfree (Find out the truth at RewardForObamasBirthCertificate.com!)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

I did not have sex with that girl!

... and I need to get back to work for the American people


6 posted on 10/12/2011 2:40:47 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Holder and Janet Reno could overcome their obvious shortcomings and become the NEW Abbott & Costello and head for Hollywood.


7 posted on 10/12/2011 2:41:46 PM PDT by Stayfree (Find out the truth at RewardForObamasBirthCertificate.com!)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

I guess the dead are not ‘Holder’s people.”


8 posted on 10/12/2011 2:43:27 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Nachum

The current explanation going around for Holder’s excuse for not reading his emails & reports is that he is either blind, never learned how to read or is just plain stupid!!!


9 posted on 10/12/2011 2:43:42 PM PDT by Stayfree (Find out the truth at RewardForObamasBirthCertificate.com!)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

“not important”

Yep, and Watergate was nothing more than a third-rate burglary.


10 posted on 10/12/2011 2:46:36 PM PDT by newheart (When does policy become treason?)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Only a peon or two died, and a bunch of Mexicans... Its not important. Keep moving folks...


11 posted on 10/12/2011 2:54:25 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Tonytitan
...The Daily Caller has pulled the video....

...And Holder is now hiding in Barak HusSatans Bunker...

12 posted on 10/12/2011 2:57:16 PM PDT by gargoyle (...it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them...)
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To: Stayfree
The current explanation going around for Holder’s excuse for not reading his emails & reports is that he is either blind, never learned how to read or is just plain stupid!!!

Poster boy for affirmative action.

13 posted on 10/12/2011 2:57:15 PM PDT by dearolddad
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
The phrase is "distract" us, not "detract" us, you ignorant POS.

Your intellect detracts from the average IQ of the human race and your pathetically obvious attempt to distract everyone from examining Fast & Furious has failed.

Got it now, Rat Face? And the next time you have a sit-down in the Oval Office please say hello to Dumbo for us.

14 posted on 10/12/2011 3:03:35 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: dearolddad

Just stop asking me and Obama questions, will you. We are trying to fundamentally change this country, and if a few dead mexicans get in the way, its not a big deal. Well just chalk it up to collateral damages. Remember our motto which all socialist democrats govern by “THE END JUSTIFIES THE MEANS”


15 posted on 10/12/2011 3:07:48 PM PDT by spawn44 (spawn44)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Who wants to bet he’s lying?

When will dems bomb an aspirin factory ...maybe one in Iran?


16 posted on 10/12/2011 3:21:07 PM PDT by GOPJ (Occupy Wall Street Zombies Lastest Chant: “You Can Have Sex With Animals”)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
I'm sure Mrs. Brian Terry, his parents and his kids think its important. Not to mention the families of the other two hundred + who have been murdered as a result of Holder and the Obozo’s actions. Obviously there is no proof but this FF program sounds like something the devious George S. would spawn.
17 posted on 10/12/2011 3:47:07 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

I wanna see Stedman doing a cuffed perp walk.


18 posted on 10/12/2011 3:48:46 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; FreedomPoster; Josephat; Prince of Space; ...

A horse of the same color ping.


19 posted on 10/12/2011 3:49:55 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: pepsionice

Soooo,
Ya think maybe the mexican gub mint will send bounty hunters to grap holder to take back to Mexico to face the music???
I’d love to be involved in grabbing his sorry skinny socialist ass.
Punch punch, kick kick.


20 posted on 10/12/2011 3:49:55 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (FUBO)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Link

http://dailycaller.com/2011/10/11/holder-downplays-fast-and-furious-as-not-%e2%80%98important%e2%80%99-walks-out-on-reporters-asking-about-investigation/


21 posted on 10/12/2011 3:53:18 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Nachum

I think Nixon took a similar line in 1973, that the Watergate investigation was just a distraction that was interfering with his duty to do his job.


22 posted on 10/12/2011 3:59:14 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: MestaMachine; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; HANG THE EXPENSE; Nepeta; ...
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VIDEO: Holder downplays Fast and Furious as not ‘important,’ walks out on reporters

. . . . Working link to original article at # 21 .

23 posted on 10/12/2011 4:08:54 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Tonytitan

>The Daily Caller has pulled the video.<

http://dailycaller.com/2011/10/11/holder-downplays-fast-and-furious-as-not-%e2%80%98important%e2%80%99-walks-out-on-reporters-asking-about-investigation/


24 posted on 10/12/2011 4:13:25 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
OK, so this is just a distraction, and he wants to get back to doing his job... didn't that little Weiner guy try to use that one not so long ago?

I'm still hoping that somebody offers Holder a deal if he gives up his boss...

25 posted on 10/12/2011 4:15:08 PM PDT by Kenton (Barack Obama - Lowering American Expectations Since 2008)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

If holder could have had his say he woudl have said

WHAAAAAAA ....BUT I don’t want to talk about that. We arrested a guy so you would have something else to talk about! I am taking my briefing and going until you learn to as the right questions!

If you want to ask about anything like Fast and Furious, Solyndra or Black Panther Investigations you can go here on line to Obama’s new press secretary.

http://www.askflick.com/


26 posted on 10/12/2011 4:16:48 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: Verginius Rufus

“I think Nixon took a similar line in 1973, that the Watergate investigation was just a distraction that was interfering with his duty to do his job.”

####

And he was right.

The hugely overblown “Watergate” was nothing but a boss covering up for an unauthorized, botched, third rate burglary by two of his subordinates.

The racist pig Holder’s crap is MUCH more damaging, more venal, intentional and traitorous.


27 posted on 10/12/2011 4:20:57 PM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Wait a minute, the Mexican Drug Cartels were just implicated in an Iranian terrorist attack on the United States and our Attorney General thinks that running guns to those same Drug Cartels is not important ?


28 posted on 10/12/2011 4:40:44 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

He looks like a chocolate Hitler.


29 posted on 10/12/2011 4:47:11 PM PDT by Blado (Audemus jura nostra defendere)
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To: pepsionice

Holder is a nationalist socialist (black power/ minority power nationalism....socialist:..use taxation and penalties to redistribute “wealth” historically allegedly stolen from minorities(sic) Holder is the Obama Junta’s enforcer. The whole lot are fascists and we need to get rid of them ALL.

Good Read:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


30 posted on 10/12/2011 5:17:53 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

No video available.


31 posted on 10/12/2011 5:28:33 PM PDT by NoGrayZone ("Get ready for an aberration of historic proportions" - Herman Cain)
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To: MestaMachine

Thanks for the link.


32 posted on 10/12/2011 5:31:25 PM PDT by NoGrayZone ("Get ready for an aberration of historic proportions" - Herman Cain)
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To: justa-hairyape

BINGO! Good Post.


33 posted on 10/12/2011 5:31:34 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Candor7
This is the most convoluted Cluster Puck in history. Were they going to use one of those Fast and Furious 50 caliber Sniper Rifles to kill the Saudi Ambassador ? Talk about Karma coming back to bite Obama in the rear end. IMHO - This is why Obama is in all out crisis mode meeting with his fellow Roman Senators.
34 posted on 10/12/2011 5:37:08 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: justa-hairyape

Issa needs to keep up the pressure....and NOT compromise
with the Dems on his Fast and Furious investigation.

Obama is deciding whether to let someone swing to take the rap.Issa should not bite but keep pressing until Obama is implicated on the record. Issa needs to rid us of these fascists.


35 posted on 10/12/2011 5:59:47 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Candor7
Well from what I read on another thread, Obama is stating that an FBI stooge was pretending to be a Zeta Drug Cartel operative. Man does that dig a deeper hole. The same FBI that assisted with running High Caliber Sniper Rifles to the Mexican Drug Cartels, then sets up a sting on Iran by pretending to be one of those Mexican Drug Cartels that had received the high caliber Sniper rifles. How are we to believe that the FBI was not working with the real Zetas or was not intending to act as the real Zetas ? And why would Iran go to Houston to recruit a Mexican Drug Cartel member ? This whole think stinks to high heaven and appears to be some last minute convoluted plot to start a war with Iran to save the Roman Senates Magic Negro.
36 posted on 10/12/2011 6:09:12 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

I don’t get this “resign” thing. He should be in jail.


37 posted on 10/12/2011 6:12:19 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: MestaMachine

MM you are all over F&F and I for one appreciate the ping list!


38 posted on 10/12/2011 6:29:14 PM PDT by whinecountry (Semper Ubi Sub Ubi)
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To: justa-hairyape

Like you, I do not believe for a moment that Iran had anything to do with this bogus plot.

It is as bogus as the day is long....Agreed.

But Obama is a fascist....his antics are just beginning.He will be worse than a leech to get rid of.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


39 posted on 10/12/2011 6:29:14 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: ErnBatavia

Stedman? Well he and Oprah, too. But first let’s get Eric. ( I know, it’s late).


40 posted on 10/12/2011 8:18:36 PM PDT by I_be_tc
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To: Tonytitan; All

http://dailycaller.com/2011/10/11/holder-downplays-fast-and-furious-as-not-‘important’-walks-out-on-reporters-asking-about-investigation/


41 posted on 10/13/2011 4:14:00 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Sexy Sarah, what have you done? You made a fool of everyone.)
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To: MestaMachine; Munz

Thanks, not sure why my link wasn’t working.


42 posted on 10/13/2011 4:16:00 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Sexy Sarah, what have you done? You made a fool of everyone.)
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To: harpseal; TexasCowboy; nunya bidness; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; wku man; SLB; ...
Boy, Eric 'The Red' Holder certainly is one arrogant, corrupt POS isnt' he?

The fact that creatures such as he inhabit the highest offices in the land are a sad testament to how badly our nation has fallen.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

43 posted on 10/13/2011 7:27:53 AM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

We have sent thousands of pages of documents,” Holder said...

44 posted on 10/13/2011 7:37:47 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Joe Brower
This would be a perfect opportunity for Democrats to announce that they too believe in smaller government and layoffs will commence shortly.

I mean, when government has grown so big that you don't even know what the people underneath you are doing, like Holder claims, then things have gotten way to big and too far out of control.

/sarcasm

45 posted on 10/13/2011 7:49:52 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
“But what I want the American people to understand is that in complying with those subpoenas and dealing with that inquiry, that will not detract us from the important business we have to do here at the Justice Department, including matters like the one that we have announced today,” Holder continued.

Well, they had word that the subpoenas were coming down, so they prepped the dog and pony show, and even initially tied in the Israeli Embassy.

All theater (they've been sitting on the alleged Iranian for a while now, everyone else was working for the Feds), just for the moment to deflect attention from their own crimes.

How positively Liberal of them.

46 posted on 10/13/2011 7:50:01 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: justa-hairyape
Wait a minute, the Mexican Drug Cartels were just implicated in an Iranian terrorist attack on the United States and our Attorney General thinks that running guns to those same Drug Cartels is not important ?

You noticed that little logical tweak, too?

(8^D)

47 posted on 10/13/2011 8:09:44 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Wonder if his dissing the liberal MSM reporters will get them po-ed or if they will just leave with their tails between their legs

They must have some pride !!!!!


48 posted on 10/13/2011 8:49:08 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears; Nachum; Munz; M. Espinola; Liz; stephenjohnbanker; Quix
Video: Arizona Sheriff Explains Fast And Furious

Holder is up to his eyes in shiite and so is Obama

49 posted on 10/13/2011 9:19:04 AM PDT by ex-Texan (Ecclesiastes 5:10 - 20)
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To: ex-Texan

It isn’t breaking my heart. They get what they deserve ... HOPEFULLY!


50 posted on 10/13/2011 1:57:46 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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