- Prison Planet.com - http://www.prisonplanet.com -
Issa Says He Doesn’t Believe Holder’s Testimony Was Accurate
Posted By admin On July 8, 2011 @ 3:59 am In Featured Stories,Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled
CNS News 
July 8, 2011
House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) says he does not believe Attorney General Eric Holder gave accurate testimony when Issa questioned him in the House Judiciary Committee on May 3.
In that testimony, Holder told the Judiciary Committee he had “probably” heard only in the “last few weeks” about the Justice Department’s “Operation Fast and Furious.” Issa told CNSNews.com he is convinced—“absolutely”—that Holder knew about the operation earlier than he claimed.
Operation Fast and Furious, begun in 2009, purposefully allowed known and suspected smugglers to purchase weapons at licensed gun dealers in the United States—sometimes while under active surveillance by U.S. law enforcement–and then allowed the smugglers to get away with the weapons, in some cases delivering them, as the government expected, to Mexican drug cartels. Agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) were specifically ordered not to stop the purchases, not to intercept the smugglers after they made the purchases, and not to retrieve the weapons.
The purpose of the operation was to let the Justice Department trace the movement of the guns and uncover the full structure of the gun-smuggling operations.
Article printed from Prison Planet.com: http://www.prisonplanet.com
URL to article: http://www.prisonplanet.com/issa-says-he-doesn%e2%80%99t-believe-holder%e2%80%99s-testimony-was-accurate.html
URLs in this post:
 CNS News: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/issa-says-he-doesn-t-believe-holder-s-te
 Image: http://www.prisonplanet.tv/
 Stock up with Fresh Food that lasts with eFoodsDirect (AD): http://www.efoodsdirect.com/
 Issa to Holder: You can still avoid contempt if you give up Fast and Furious documents: http://www.prisonplanet.com/issa-to-holder-you-can-still-avoid-contempt-if-you-give-up-fast-and-furious-documents.html
 Issa predicts ‘bipartisan’ contempt vote against Holder this week: http://www.prisonplanet.com/issa-predicts-bipartisan-contempt-vote-against-holder-this-week.html
 Issa Says He Wants a Special Prosecutor to Probe ‘Fast and Furious’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/issa-says-he-wants-a-special-prosecutor-to-probe-fast-and-furious.html
 Darrell Issa schedules contempt vote on Eric Holder: http://www.prisonplanet.com/darrell-issa-schedules-contempt-vote-on-eric-holder.html
 Issa, Boehner at odds over holding Holder in contempt of Congress: http://www.prisonplanet.com/issa-boehner-at-odds-over-holding-holder-in-contempt-of-congress.html
Copyright © 2013 PrisonPlanet.com. All rights reserved.