Rep. Darrell Issa agrees that Andrew Traver should be given an up or down confirmation vote to head ATF. If so, emails suggest he was informed early on about gunwalking in Fast and Furious, so what he knew and any role he played should be determined.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has released three important documents showing widespread Justice Department failures in preparation for today’s hearing when Attorney General Eric Holder will be called to testify on his role, and those of other Department of Justice officials in the Fast and Furious “gunwalking” debacle.
Darrell Issa’s House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will call Attorney General Eric Holder to testify again on the Fast and Furious “gunwalking” scandal. He will not be calling officials who refuse to disclose information on Fifth Amendment grounds, or those whom the Department of Justice will not allow to testify.
A report issued by House Democrats gives cover to administration officials by claiming they are not responsible for “Operation Fast and Furious” Mexican “gunwalking.”
Justice Department has made public a series of sensitive messages that passed to the highest levels of the agency within hours of an ambush that killed a U.S. border patrol agent.
“ATF sidelines officials in gun sting debacle,” Reuters corroborated a day later in the Chicago Tribune.