Investors Business Daily Op-Ed: “The infamous and deadly “gun walking” scandal President Obama stonewalled and then dismissed as “phony” years ago may finally get the attention it deserves, thanks to two recent developments.
For those who don’t remember, Fast and Furious was a Justice Dept. program that allowed illegal gun sales in the U.S. to Mexican criminals, allegedly as a way to track them. But internal documents later revealed that the plan was to use Fast and Furious as a pretext to impose stricter rules on gun sales.
First, there was the raid on drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s hideout, which turned up a .50 caliber rifle sold through Fast and Furious. This is not some sporting rifle that the administration sold. This one measures more than 4 feet long and can bring down a helicopter.
Next, Obama-appointed District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson tossed out Obama’s executive privilege claim.”
Opinion: A Federal Court ruled that Attorney General Lynch turn over the documents that the Obama legal team quashed due to Executive Privilege.
Senator Jim Lankford (R-Okla.): “I need clarification, will all those documents now be released to the Oversight and Government Reform Committee by February the 2nd, as per the judge’s order?
To which the AG Lynch replied: “”We have not made that decision…if we will pursue any additional legal action,” Lynch responded. “We have not made that decision. If we had, I would let you know. And since we have not, I am not able to give you that information at this time.”
Translation: If you think I will let the truth come out about the president’s and my friend Eric Holder’s involvement in this gigantic scandal that resulted in death of border agent Brian Terry, you are nuts.
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