Tag Archives: Fast and Furious

*New* Fast and Furious secrets from government emails

Justice Department officials were panicked and angered by news coverage Privately, Congressional Democrats considered Fast and Furious investigation to be legitimate “They don’t see the whole effort as a ‘witch hunt’” The Justice Department called the facts a “moving target,” as officials continually revised their public responses Officials repeatedly denied press accounts that proved true Six years late, we […]

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Fast and Furious Story Links

2012 Emmy Award for Investigative Reporting/2012 Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting Primer on Fast and Furious Scandal Fast and Furious 6 years later, interview with Special Agent John Dodson, June 25, 2017 20+ examples of the violent legacy of Fast and Furious, Jan. 20, 2106 Guilty Plea in Brian Terry Murder, Aug. 11, 2015 Belatedly released […]

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69+ Examples of the Violent Legacy of Fast and Furious

(Image above: 42 weapons recovered by Mexican military in Naco, Sonora, Mexico, 20 Nov 2009. Operation Fast and Furious suspect Uriel Patino bought 19 of the weapons one to two weeks earlier. From: Justice Dept. Inspector General) Updated May 26, 2016 with info from newly-revealed government documents Since 2011, the Justice Department has refused repeated requests from […]

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New Fast & Furious documents show Obama administration efforts to mislead Congress

Above image: Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was murdered in 2010 by illegal aliens armed with weapons sold by ATF Fast and Furious suspects. It’s hard to believe, but five years after Fast and Furious, Congress is still in a pitched battle with the Obama administration over subpoenaed documents. What does the latest production of material […]

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The “other” Fast & Furious, headed to a theatre near you

[Above image: Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, murdered by illegal Mexican bandits armed with Fast and Furious rifles] Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Special Agent John Dodson blew the whistle on the Department of Justice (DOJ) ill-fated “Fast and Furious” operation in an interview with me in 2011. Dodson explained that the U.S. government had […]

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Jon Stewart’s Operation “Fast and Furious” Comedic Primer

As Jon Stewart retires from The Daily Show, it’s worth revisiting his sardonic commentaries that explain in simple terms the absurdity of the government’s ill-fated Fast and Furious operation. (Disclosure: he borrows liberally from my CBS News reports). WATCH: Jon Stewart on the Wisdom of Fast and Furious In this episode, Jon Stewart plays The Substitution […]

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8 Times Obama Says He Was Way Out of the Loop

It’s a remarkable irony: the same U.S. president whose administration has gone to great lengths to monitor journalists, whistleblowers and the public, claims to be oddly in the dark regarding basic information on some of his biggest controversies. Here are eight instances in which President Obama said he heard it on the news—or way after-the-fact—just […]

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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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Fast & Furious Crime Scene Photos Ordered Released

(Above photo: A Fast and Furious weapons used in a 2013 Gang Style Assault in Phoenix. The Phoenix Police Dept. and U.S. Government had withheld the photo from Congress and the public until it was recently released as a result of a Freedom of Information lawsuit.) A Freedom of Information (FOI) lawsuit against a police agency […]

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