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Obama says he didn’t inform Mexico of U.S. gun smuggling operation because he didn’t know about it

Posted By admin On March 26, 2011 @ 3:07 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

My San Antonio [1]
March 26, 2011

Under fire for an operation that allowed smuggling of U.S. weapons across the nation’s border [2] with Mexico, President Obama [3] said in an interview that neither he nor Attorney General Eric Holder authorized the controversial “Operation Fast and Furious.”

The Mexican government [4] has complained that it didn’t know about the U.S. operation that allowedguns [5] to illegally cross the southwestern border so they could track the weapons.

Obama told Univision [6]‘s Jorge Ramos that President Felipe Calderon wasn’t informed of the operation because he — the president of the United States — wasn’t informed either. When asked whether he knew of the weapon smuggling plan, Obama responded that it is “a pretty big government” with “a lot of moving parts.”

The investigation into the program comes after it was connected to two weapons that were found at the scene of a border shootout that killed U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in December. Likewise, a gun smuggled from the U.S. were used to kill Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent Jamie Zapata, but it has not been determined if it was part of “Fast and Furious.”

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[1] My San Antonio: http://blog.mysanantonio.com/texas-on-the-potomac/2011/03/obama-says-he-didnt-inform-mexico-of-u-s-gun-smuggling-operation-because-he-didnt-know-about-it/

[2] border: http://blogs.chron.com/txpotomac/borderimmigration

[3] President Obama: http://blogs.chron.com/txpotomac/white_house

[4] The Mexican government: http://blogs.chron.com/txpotomac/mexico

[5] guns: http://blogs.chron.com/txpotomac/guns

[6] Univision: http://www.univision.com/

[7] Stock up with Fresh Food that lasts with eFoodsDirect (AD): http://www.efoodsdirect.com/

[8] Image: http://www.stansberryresearch.com/pro/1011PSIENDVD/PPSILC35/PR

[9] Holder Lied: DOJ News Release Shows Obama Admin Approved ATF Mexico Weapons Smuggling: http://www.prisonplanet.com/holder-lied-doj-news-release-shows-obama-admin-approved-atf-mexico-weapons-smuggling.html

[10] White House Mum on When Obama Became Aware of Botched Gunrunner Operation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-mum-on-when-obama-became-aware-of-botched-gunrunner-operation.html

[11] White House Staffer Knew About Gun Running Operation Last Fall: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-staffer-knew-about-gun-running-operation-last-fall.html

[12] Terry family wants criminal charges against officials responsible for Fast and Furious: http://www.prisonplanet.com/terry-family-wants-criminal-charges-against-officials-responsible-for-fast-and-furious.html

[13] GOP sues to force Obama compliance on Fast and Furious: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gop-sues-to-force-obama-compliance-on-fast-and-furious.html

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