Skip to comments.Issa promises NRA that F&F investigation will hold DoJ officials accountable
Posted on 04/16/2012 7:30:34 AM PDT by marktwain
ST. LOUIS California Congressman Darrell Issa promised members of the National Rifle Association gathered here that his probe of the Operation Fast and Furious scandal will continue until those responsible for the debacle are held accountable.
If the investigation continues into the summer as some sources here have suggested to this column, with significant action coming around the time of the Republican convention it could become the major campaign issue many gun rights activists believe it should be.
The downside, noted one source, is that the mainstream press could dismiss it as political theater.
The scandal has been one of three hot topics here as tens of thousands of NRA members stroll through the crowded aisles of a large exhibit hall filled with guns, gear and the kind of grassroots patriotism that NRA leaders hope leads to the defeat of President Barack Obama in November.
The investigation of Operation Fast and Furious will not end until the full truth of fast and furious is exposed to every American, and that senior officials at the Department of Justice are held accountable, and yes, that includes Eric Holder.Congressman Darrell Issa
Those members have been reminded that it was the Obama administration and Attorney General Eric Holder that quickly announced in early 2009 that they were considering a renewal of the ban on so-called assault weapons in an effort to curb violence in Mexico. It was President Obama, theyve heard repeatedly, who appointed liberal anti-gunners Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court.
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“Exactly what powers does Congress have that would make it able to exact justice from these criminals which include holder?”
Congress has the power to impose capital punishment for treason, if the constitution still was considered a “controlling legal authority”.
Whatever happens with the presidential election, we need to get real, courageous, principled and non-castrated Republicans into the House and (hopefully?) the Senate. Or we are doomed as a nation for a long time.
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