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Belatedly Released and Revealing Fast & Furious Docs

The Department of Justice improperly withheld public documents related to Fast and Furious after the first Freedom of Information (FOI) requests for them several years ago. The agency was recently forced to produce some of the materials to the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch, which filed a FOI lawsuit to obtain the information. (To date, […]

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Docs: Adviser Tells Attorney General Holder How to Manipulate Press on Fast & Furious

Lesson in how the administration attempts to manipulate the press and news coverage: Fast and Furious email to Attorney General Eric Holder from a communications adviser, Oct. 5, 2011 [emphasis added below]. (President Obama withheld this email under executive privilege but it was recently released as a result of a lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch […]

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Justice Dept. Must Release Fast and Furious Doc Log in One Month

Calling the government’s arguments for “even more time…unconvincing,” a federal court has ordered the Justice Department to turn over a list of withheld Fast and Furious documents by Oct. 22. Attorney General Eric Holder had sought a delay until the day before the midterm elections. Separately, Obama administration officials revealed that Holder intends to announce […]

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