Skip to comments.BREAKING: CBS News obtains document linking asst. AG to ‘Gunrunner’
Posted on 05/05/2011 5:45:24 AM PDT by marktwain
CBS News is reporting that documents obtained by Congressional investigators looking into the Project Gunrunner scandal include a wiretap authorization from Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer dated in March 2010.
Read the CBS story by investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson here.
Also included in documents released by investigators is a January 8, 2010 briefing paper on Project Gunrunner from the Phoenix, AZ field division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The documents were released earlier today as the Senate Judiciary Committee convened for an oversight hearing on the Department of Justice.
One document indicates a Holder Asst. Attorney General, Lanny Breuer, authorized a wiretap in the controversial gun trafficking case headquartered in Phoenix. In that case, called "Fast and Furious," multiple sources say ATF allowed thousands of guns to hit the streets, destined for Mexican drug cartels.CBS News
As reported by this column today, Attorney General Eric Holder professed considerable lack of knowledge about the Gunrunner operation, and its links to the slaying of Customs and Border Protection Agent Brian Terry last December. That prompted the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms to call for Holders resignation.
(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...
Supposedly to help track the flow of arms into Mexico, create a map of the supply lines and distribution channels, document the end customers, and then shut it all down at once.
Maybe this is something that Tea Party folks can start to promote...
Holder: you have to understand the way in which the Department operates although there are operations, this one has gotten a great deal of publicity
Issa: Yeah, there are dead Americans as a result of this failed and reckless program so I would say that it hasnt gotten enough attention, has it Mr. Attorney General?
There’s a video at the site.
The general consensus is to inflate the number of guns seized from drug cartels that came from the US so that they could say that more gun control was needed. They would no doubt claim that limits were needed on the number of guns bought per month and the need to close the “gun show loophole”.
These mofo be skeered! And they SHOULD BE!!!
Supplying AK47's to narco terrorists in another sovereign state is an act of WAR!
Attempting to SUBVERT the Constitution is an act of TREASON!
Ok No adults in charge. Eric does what he wants because Obama get cover from him!
>Either the law applies to ALL of us, or all bets are off.
>Holder, Obama, 90% of the Democrat party included.
If it did, I don’t think step 6 would be so bitingly sarcastic. ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2711585/posts )
>>Why arent US Marshals dragging these scheissekopfs off to jail in chains?
>We need two things to fix this problem: Ropes and lamp posts.
Three things; boyscouts or sailors* are the third.
(* people who can tie a knot, a 9 to 13 coiled slipknot to be precise. )
>This is actively conspiring with elements of a FOREIGN GOVERNMENT to undermine and subvert US Constitutional law.
Actually, wasn’t the Mexican Government kept from knowledge about this at all?
It actually sounds more like an act of war [against Mexico] than a conspiracy with Mexico.
Yeah, well, Mexico City won't launch a protest against their buddy Obama. At least until after he passes Amnesty.
In all seriousness, I think amnesty would touch off a second civil war.
It might, it might not. But do you think the caudillos in Mexico DF care about that?
I believe this twisted gun-grabbing/America-disarming dirt(bag) road leads straight to Cankles Culdesac...as WELL as to Holder Highway and Bambi Boulevard. So Hillary!'s Bauer (sp) guy fits right into the puzzle.
Hopefully Issa will offer Bauer immunity soon...along the potholed road to ruin of Hillary!, Holder and Obama. (Can Issa do that?)
Holder and Barry can never admit to their bad decisions.
Probably because they are endless in numb er.
In a nutshell, yep...