The boys talk about Operation Wide Receiver with the informant himself. Professor Paul and Jarrad also talk about their experience in Nashville at the NRAAM, MS strengthening gun rights & more…
Before Fast and Furious, there was Wide Receiver, a surveillance operation by ATF, ostensibly to track straw purchasers and to identify how some guns are smuggled into Mexico from the U.S. to help supply the drug cartels with firepower.
In their zeal to distinguish Wide Receiver from Fast and Furious ‘gunwalking,’ some pro-gun activists are repeating information that’s not quite accurate according to the confidential informant at the heart of the Bush-era program..
Confidential Informant Mike Detty shared information about his involvement in the “Operation Wide Receiver” gun smuggling case with Office of Inspector General investigators, who in turn are sharing it with Department of Justice officials over his objections: Detty says they are part of the cover-up problem, and may use it to prosecute him.