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Obama slammed on Fast and Furious in Spanish-language TV interview: Shouldn’t you ‘fire’ Holder?
The Daily Caller ^ | 09/20/2012 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 09/20/2012 3:46:29 PM PDT by neverdem

Obama slammed on Fast and Furious in Spanish-language TV interview: Shouldn’t you ‘fire’ Holder? [VIDEO]

Interviewers on the Spanish-language television network Univision grilled President Barack Obama about the Operation Fast and Furious scandal plaguing his administration in an interview Thursday.

“You told me during an interview that you and Mr. Holder did not authorize the Fast and Furious operation that allowed 2,000 weapons from the United States into Mexico and they were in the drug trafficking [cartels'] hands,” Univision co-host Jorge Ramos asked Obama, according to a translator, during the interview. “I think that up to 100 Mexicans might have died and also American agent Brian Terry. There’s a report that 14 agents were responsible for the operation but shouldn’t the attorney general, Eric Holder, he should have known about that and if he didn’t, should you fire him?”

Obama responded with similar talking points his administration has used time and again.

“Well, first of all, I think it’s important to understand that the Fast and Furious program was a field-initiated program, begun under the previous administration,” Obama said. “When Eric Holder found out about it, he discontinued it. We assigned an inspector general to do a thorough report that was just issued — confirming that in fact Eric Holder did not know about this, that he took prompt action and that the people who did initiate this were held accountable. But, what I think is most important is recognizing that we’ve got a challenge in terms of weapons flowing south, and the strategy that was pursued out of Arizona, obviously, was completely wrongheaded. Those folks who were responsible have been held accountable. The question now is, how do we move forward with a strategy that will actually work?”

“We are going to have to work with Mexican law enforcement..,”

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Mexico; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; fastandfurious; igfandfreport; igreport; mexico; obama4murderers; obama4terrorists; obamavsamerica; obamavsmexico
Maybe Obama won't be so quick to go on Spanish language media again if they keep asking about Fast and Furious?
1 posted on 09/20/2012 3:46:32 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem

Can’t fire my bro’ dude. /s =.=


2 posted on 09/20/2012 3:47:23 PM PDT by cranked
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To: neverdem

Meh..! Choom Gangstah only killed...250 Mexican cops, and HOW many civvies...?

Amazed the topic was broached even this once...


3 posted on 09/20/2012 3:47:58 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: neverdem
“Well, first of all, I think it’s important to understand that the Fast and Furious program was a field-initiated program, begun under the previous administration,”

First thing out of his mouth is a flat lie.

Uh, no Zero, that was GunRunner, which was CANCELED "in the previous administration." Fast & Furious is all yours baby.

4 posted on 09/20/2012 3:51:11 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party Switcheroo: Economic crisis! Zero's eligibility Trumped!! Hillary 2012!!!)
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To: neverdem
Wouldn't it be funny if all the electoral benefit Obama gained from his normalizing 5 million illegals got zeroed out by his bungling of F&F?

Why I'd laugh my ass off.

5 posted on 09/20/2012 3:51:41 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: neverdem

Shouldn’t you fire Holder?


Si


6 posted on 09/20/2012 3:54:51 PM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil-- A-merican)
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To: neverdem

“Well, first of all, I think it’s important to understand that the Fast and Furious program was a field-initiated program, begun under the previous administration,”

Obama’s lies are about to catch up with him, what a POS!


7 posted on 09/20/2012 3:55:36 PM PDT by TsonicTsunami08
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“But, what I think is most important is recognizing that we’ve got a challenge in terms of weapons flowing south,”

Nothing has changed. Nothing,


8 posted on 09/20/2012 3:56:49 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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9 posted on 09/20/2012 4:07:35 PM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: neverdem
250 Mexicans dead and Obama and Holder can't be bothered....

Obviously...

OBAMA AND HOLDER AND THE DEMOCRATS ARE RACISTS!!!!

10 posted on 09/20/2012 4:11:58 PM PDT by cookcounty (Kagan and Sotomayor side with Joe Wilson: -------Obama DID lie!)
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To: neverdem

Well, maybe we should get these people to hold the upcoming presidential debates. Oh, that’s right.. It’s all about what Hispanics want, Hispanics, Hispanics.. The upcoming Presidential debates won’t even come close to being tough for 0bama, since he’ll be given all questions in advance.


11 posted on 09/20/2012 4:12:14 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Carry_Okie

“Uh, no Zero, that was GunRunner, which was CANCELED “in the previous administration.” Fast & Furious is all yours baby.”

Did the IG investigation find out who restarted it and by who’s authority and who gave it the new name?


12 posted on 09/20/2012 4:16:38 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: neverdem

Will the Clarify Team work over time ?


13 posted on 09/20/2012 4:22:52 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Carry_Okie

Exactly....also GunRunner was a carefully monitored program - not like the Fast and Furious fiasco.


14 posted on 09/20/2012 4:27:26 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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15 posted on 09/20/2012 4:29:25 PM PDT by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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To: cranked
Can’t fire my bro’ dude. /s =.=

... he knows too much...

16 posted on 09/20/2012 4:35:55 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: TsonicTsunami08; neverdem
The Hispanics probably know more about Fast & Furious than most of the rest of America. Many will know this is a BIG FAT LIE and it might spread like a wildfire through the spanish speaking community.

Lying about it might be Barry's undoing with this group.... I hope.

17 posted on 09/20/2012 4:38:46 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: aquila48
Did the IG investigation find out who restarted it and by who’s authority and who gave it the new name?

Never mind the name, who authorized the MONEY? That many guns doesn't come cheap. The level of signature authority would say a lot about how far this thing went.

18 posted on 09/20/2012 4:40:48 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party Switcheroo: Economic crisis! Zero's eligibility Trumped!! Hillary 2012!!!)
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To: neverdem

If Mitt Romney’s people were on the ball, they’d buy advertisement time on spanish language tv stations detailing how Obama was involved in a program that resulted in the murder of innocent mexican citizens in mexico. Romney’s poll numbers would rocket in the hispanic community.


19 posted on 09/20/2012 4:41:37 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: cookcounty

6 AMERICANS are dead in Benghazi and he doesn’t care about THAT either.


20 posted on 09/20/2012 4:41:48 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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To: neverdem

Jorge Ramos reveals the Terrorist Has No Clothes.

In reply, the Terrorist donned his very fashionable bullshiite ensemble, with cowpaddy oxfords and paisley turd tie. Secret Service made haste to gather the clumps of the Terrorist’s wardrobe that fell to the ground as he left the studio.

In other news, the roses in the White House Rose Garden are in unusually full and lustrous bloom this year...


21 posted on 09/20/2012 4:41:52 PM PDT by Tuanedge
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To: neverdem

Very good, Mr. Obongo, you went straight to blaming Bush in your very first sentence. Nothing is ever your fault.


22 posted on 09/20/2012 5:00:41 PM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: SpaceBar

To: neverdem

If Mitt Romney’s people were on the ball, they’d buy advertisement time on spanish language tv stations detailing how Obama was involved in a program that resulted in the murder of innocent mexican citizens in mexico. Romney’s poll numbers would rocket in the hispanic community.


You got it! Exactly!

I bet Rush mentions this.


23 posted on 09/20/2012 5:27:17 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: Carry_Okie
Never mind the name, who authorized the MONEY? That many guns doesn't come cheap.

As I understand it, most of the money came from the FBI and DEA.

Now, I wonder how a "field-initiated program" by "low level" ATF agents managed to gain the complete cooperation of both the FBI and the DEA. And how the guy who appears to have actually been in charge, Dennis Burke, wasn't ATF at all, but a U.S. Attorney. That sounds like it would take somebody high up in the DOJ.

Not to mention the necessary cooperation of the Border Patrol and ICE -- which would take somebody high up in Homeland Security.

24 posted on 09/20/2012 5:59:23 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: neverdem

Is it racist to call the president a liar, when he really does lie?


25 posted on 09/20/2012 6:05:43 PM PDT by Kryn-Man (Self-righteous, gun-totin', military-lovin', redneck)
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To: neverdem
Compare GunRUNNER and GunWALKER programs.

Local radio (Roger Hedgecock) just played text of Holder speech and also a Robert Gibbs audio, both acknowledging the setting up of the program and prior to its ascent into notoriety.

26 posted on 09/20/2012 6:20:54 PM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: okie01
Not to mention the necessary cooperation of the Border Patrol and ICE -- which would take somebody high up in Homeland Security.

Not to mention that, because this operation was supposedly to involve a foreign country, DOJ just somehow magically didn't come up with a decision not to gain assent from the Department of State lest a very ugly turf battle ensue. No, the DOS people had to have their blinders on for this to have gone on for very long, especially with Hillary! wailing about the bulk of the guns coming into Mexico having originated in the USA.

27 posted on 09/20/2012 6:30:18 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party Switcheroo: Economic crisis! Zero's eligibility Trumped!! Hillary 2012!!!)
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To: neverdem; skeeter; Nachum
WHat'S going on with his right hand?
28 posted on 09/20/2012 6:31:58 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Some on our "Roads & Bridges" head to the beach. Others head to their offices, farms, libraries....)
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To: 4Liberty

According to the article, he just got kicked there.


29 posted on 09/20/2012 6:32:54 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

all weewee’d up.


30 posted on 09/20/2012 6:59:50 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Some on our "Roads & Bridges" head to the beach. Others head to their offices, farms, libraries....)
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To: neverdem

What? I thought this was going to be like Letterman’s show, where’s Carney?


31 posted on 09/20/2012 7:07:41 PM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: 4Liberty

Searching for his cojones.


32 posted on 09/20/2012 7:09:15 PM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: 4Liberty

A presidential pose....not.

Right hand, crossed ankles....and who’s he looking at?


33 posted on 09/20/2012 7:12:53 PM PDT by capecodder
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To: FreeAtlanta

The Hispanics probably know more about Fast & Furious than most of the rest of America. Many will know this is a BIG FAT LIE and it might spread like a wildfire through the spanish speaking community.
Lying about it might be Barry’s undoing with this group.... I hope.


Let’s hope that’s true, and this wasn’t a softball set up to give him cover
By the Spanish arm of the MSM.


34 posted on 09/20/2012 7:22:57 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: 4Liberty

Excuse me teacher I have to pee.


35 posted on 09/20/2012 7:25:44 PM PDT by patriotspride
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Thanks neverdem.


36 posted on 09/20/2012 8:24:05 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Now, I wonder how a "field-initiated program" by "low level" ATF agents managed to gain the complete cooperation of both the FBI and the DEA. And how the guy who appears to have actually been in charge, Dennis Burke, wasn't ATF at all, but a U.S. Attorney. That sounds like it would take somebody high up in the DOJ.

Not to mention the necessary cooperation of the Border Patrol and ICE -- which would take somebody high up in Homeland Security.

dont forget about cankles and the state dept that had to, by LAW, authorize the co-ordination of allowing arms across the border, and the wiretaps that *only* get processed at the upper levels of DOJ, which because they are so high up the food chain, automatically initiate their own set of protocols and their priority status is generally known/signed off on in the upper office...

etc...etc...etc...now that the internal investigation stonewall is done, i hop Issa/Grassley have a couple aces in their hand to go all in...

37 posted on 09/20/2012 9:12:30 PM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: Gilbo_3
etc...etc...etc...now that the internal investigation stonewall is done, i hop Issa/Grassley have a couple aces in their hand to go all in...

Especially after the IG pointedly told the committee today that he had been blocked from access to critical correspondence and refused access to a person in the White House he wanted to interview (the infamous Kevin O'Reilly, who is now "unavailable" in Iraq).

In other words, he ran into the same stonewall that Issa ran into. Next up: a Federal Court.

38 posted on 09/20/2012 9:17:55 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: okie01
dang, forgot it was today...

Issa tip his hand as to any coming bombshells ???

39 posted on 09/20/2012 9:51:14 PM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: SpaceBar
If Mitt Romney’s people were on the ball, they’d buy advertisement time on spanish language tv stations detailing how Obama was involved in a program that resulted in the murder of innocent mexican citizens in mexico. Romney’s poll numbers would rocket in the hispanic community.

Very good suggestion. Maybe with Pawlenty gone, the brass knuckle guys will see the wisdom of your suggestion.

40 posted on 09/20/2012 9:57:54 PM PDT by The Citizen Soldier (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everyone stands around reloading.)
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To: Gilbo_3

I saw Issa on TV today and he was fumming!!!

I don’t think it’s over.

The guy that did the report already stated that the WH kept him from getting a lot of the necessary info.


41 posted on 09/20/2012 10:01:31 PM PDT by CyberAnt ("America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth".)
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To: SunkenCiv; Marine_Uncle

Thanks for the ping.


42 posted on 09/20/2012 10:24:37 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Gilbo_3
Issa tip his hand as to any coming bombshells ???

Not that I'm aware of. Didn't see/hear any of the proceedings .

43 posted on 09/20/2012 10:31:02 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: Carry_Okie; All

“First thing out of his mouth is a flat lie.”

Yep!

Holder announcing implementation, funding of the program in 2009 didn’t matter!!!

http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/2011/07/obama-and-holder-knew-about-gunwalker.html

Sunday, July 10, 2011
Obama and Holder knew about Gunwalker! Funded by Stimulus!

YOUR TAX DOLLARS!
Stimulus funding of Gunrunner

HR 495 Southwest Border Violence Reduction Act of 2009

To authorize additional resources to identify and eliminate illicit sources of firearms smuggled into Mexico for use by violent drug trafficking organizations, and for other purposes.

Official Summary
1/14/2009—Introduced.Southwest Border Violence Reduction Act of 2009 - Directs the Attorney General to:
(1) to expand resources for the Project Gunrunner initiative of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to identify, investigate, and prosecute firearms trafficking across the U.S.- Mexico border; and
(2) provide ATF agents, equipment, and training to assist Mexican law enforcement officers in combating firearms trafficking and other criminal enterprises.

http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h495/


44 posted on 09/21/2012 7:36:47 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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