Thursday, June 28, 2012

Contempt for Eric Holder

"Attorney General Eric Holder’s refusal to fully disclose the documents associated with Operation Fast and Furious and President Obama’s assertion of executive privilege serves to compound this tragedy. It denies the Terry family and the American people the truth." -- Brian Terry’s mother and father, from their statement on President Obama’s executive privilege.

Full Story: Eric Holder held in contempt of Congress after historic vote

FN Five-sevens were among the weapons allowed to walk

Altogether, 2,020 firearms were bought by straw purchasers during Fast and Furious. These included AK-47 variants, Barrett .50 caliber sniper rifles, .38 caliber revolvers, and FN Five-sevens.

As of October 20, 2011 (2011 -10-20), 389 had been recovered in the US and 276 had been recovered in Mexico. The rest (1,355) remained on the streets, unaccounted for. Most of the guns went to the Sinaloa Cartel, while others made their way to El Teo and La Familia - Wikipedia

In addition to the tragic death of Brian Terry, it has been estimated that more than 300 Mexicans were killed by guns linked to the operation.

Related Stories: The Bones of Fast and Furious: Hillary Clinton Deep In It?

Holder contempt citation -- just remember that people died because of 'Fast and Furious'