Skip to comments.DOJ Inspector General Report Proves Dems Misled Public On ‘Wide Receiver’
Posted on 09/21/2012 2:54:06 PM PDT by Nachum
The inspector generals investigation into the Department of Justices role in Operation Fast and Furious was not expected to be a blockbuster report. The primary interest in the document for members of the media, investigators, and the public alike was how Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz would choose to participate in a cover-up.
Horowitz did not disappoint. The six-part, 471-page report dedicated an entire chapter to Operation Wide Receiver, a program that began in 2006 and did not terminate until mid-2009.
Wide Receiver was an ATF operation started by local agents during the Bush administration which allowed hundreds of weapons to walk into Mexico. During congressional hearings, House Oversight Committee Democrats pounded a Bush did it too theme attempting to excuse the Obama administration for Fast and Furious because a similar operation took place in Arizona prior to Obama taking office.
But what precisely did the inspector generals report say about the practice of gunwalking during Operation Wide Receiver, and does it actually support what Democrats and the media have claimed?
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