Skip to comments.Grassley: New docs prove Admin knew about gun walking(fast and furious)
Posted on 01/06/2012 7:06:58 AM PST by marktwain
New documents obtained from the Justice Department Thursday prove that the administration knew that guns had been walked as part of Operation Wide Receiver, Senator Charles Grassley said in a press release, and then he reiterated his call for Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer to resign.
The documents include e-mails and copies of letters sent to Grassley by Assistant Attorney General Ronald Weich, including a Feb. 4, 2011 letter that insisted that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives had never sanctioned or otherwise knowingly allowed the sale of assault weapons to a straw purchaser who then transported them into Mexico That letter has been withdrawn because facts uncovered over the past 11 months clearly show that guns were walked, and the ATF let it happen.
The documents dumped today by the Justice Department prove that this administration knew that guns were walked in Operation Wide Receiver, yet did nothing about it even as it was happening again in Fast and Furious. Ive said all along that walking guns is wrong, period. I dont care who did it. We know that Lanny Breuer knew about guns being walked in Operation Wide Receiver, which is why he needs to do the right thing, hold himself accountable and resign.Sen. Charles Grassley
Some of those documents are familiar as they have been previously discussed by this column, but together they suggest that Justice Department officials, including Breuer, knew far more about Fast and Furious than they had previously indicated.
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Grassley has done, and is doing, a SUPERB job on this..not letting it die..pushing it hard...kudos to him..
why didn't Grassly state that it is also illegal? Was that a "don't state the obvious" moment or is something else afoot?
Yet NOTHING will be done but a few statements like this one... nothing will be done period.
Yep. Drip, drip, drip.
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Sorry Chuck. Breuer needs to be indicted and imprisoned, NOT resign.
He’s pushing them a little bit at a time getting them into smaller and smaller corrals until one bolts. Then the stampede begins.
I hope that you are correct.