Tuesday, August 20, 2013
More "Fast & Furious" guns recovered at crime scenes in Mexico
Three more weapons used in Operation Fast and Furious have been recovered at crime scenes in Mexico...According to Justice Department documents, all three are described as WASR-10 .762-caliber Romanian rifles...An ATF official, in response to the reports... "we acknowledge that, regrettably, firearms related to the Fast and Furious investigation will likely continue to be recovered at future crime scenes." The Justice Department has acknowledged encouraging gun stores in the U.S. to sell weapons to purchasers who trafficked them to Mexican drug cartels... The Justice Department has refused to provide a full account of the weapons involved in Fast and Furious to Congress. Refusal to turn over certain documents related to Fast and Furious led to a bipartisan vote in June 2012 to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. The House Oversight Committee is suing for release of the material...
Full report by one of the few outlets pursuing the story instead of covering it up for the administration and their allies is HERE