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Posted on 10/28/2011 4:53:49 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Hillary Clinton:No Evidence DOJ Sought Required License to Send Guns to Mexico in Fast and Furious By Fred Lucas October 28, 2011
(CNSNews.com) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified in the House Foreign Relations Committee Thursday that there was "no record" that the Justice Department had given the State Department a "head up" about Operation Fast and Furious, in which guns were allowed to flow from the United States to drug traffickers in Mexico, and that the State Department had found "no evidence" that DOJ had applied for a license or waiver to send guns to a foreign country, which a member of the committee told her would have been required under U.S. law.
Clinton was responding to questions from Rep. Connie Mack (R.-Fla.), the chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.
The federal Arms Export Control Act requires State Department involvement in any decision to send weapons across an international border. Under the act, it is illegal to "conspire to export, import, re-export or cause to be exported ... any defense article ... for which a license or written approval is required ... without first obtaining the required license or written approval from the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls."
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Holder to be stuffed under that bus?
Better get a bus with a higher ground clearance. Getting sort of snug under there.
Mr. Holder, meet Mr. Bus. Could be worse. If Hill was in charge you’d be spending quality time reconnecting with nature in Ft. Marcy Park.
Holder should be under that bus.
Hillary was obviously in it up to her neck. She spent a lot of time giving speeches on the theme that 90% of the guns used by the Mexican drug cartels were bought from American gun shops.
That was the whole point of the exercise—to back up that assertion, also made by Obama and the President of Mexico, so Second Amendment rights could be ended.
Whether they can prove anything is another matter. They need a source in the State Department or elsewhere who can give them some documentary proof, like those agents working for BATF who outed Holder.
There are plenty of leftie leakers in the State Department. I don’t know about conservatives. Few and far between, I think, and probably not in the know.
But we can always hope that the guys running the show have some reason for subpoenaing Hildabeast at this time.
[Hitlery] testified in the House Foreign Relations Committee Thursday that there was "no record" that the Justice Department had given the State Department a "head up" about Operation Fast and Furious...IOW, "I won't be the fall girl for you, Zero."
They're making room...
oh no not more ‘I don’t recall’ Clinton ..haha
You got it - this turkey is toast!
The cast of characters include Holder, Hillary, Mr. Janet Napolitano, Rahmster, and Zero.... This whole deal was a media play to get rid of private gun ownership, IMHO.
Nope - No smoking gun in there.
the women is a liar. just remrmber that
"Hello State? Umm, this is DOJ. We're gonna buy a bunch of guns by using illegal straw purchasers and would like a license to smuggle the illegal weapons illegally into Mexico to the illegal drug cartels."
"Will there be any problem with that?"
She just dog-piled onto the tar baby.
Barack Obama using Hillary Clinton to throw Eric Holder under the bus.
NOW I’ve seen everything ....
Well, not really. When I see the debate between Herman Cain and Barack Unable-Obama, THEN I will have seen everything.
“Was there ever any record?”
“Who removed the record?”
“So, you’re saying you are deliberately leaving doubt about the record?”
“What proof have you? You say you’ve brought no proof? Who gave you this reassurance. I want names.”