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CITIZEN JOURNALIST EXPOSES TSA BODY SCANS AS USELESS
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Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) goes on Fox News to discuss the latest developments in uncovering what went wrong in the Department of Justice during the failed and deadly Operation Fast and Furious.
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Speaker of the House John Boehner told The Daily Caller that he supports the “efforts” of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in investigating the Fast and Furious operation but would not say if he thinks Attorney General Eric Holder should resign.
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Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, goes on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer to discuss Department of Energy Secretary Chu’s unwillingness to testify before the committee.
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Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, discusses the deadly Operation Fast and Furious with Greta Van Susteren on Fox News. The Oversight Committee is looking into who is responsible for the failed program and what fixtures can be put in place so this never happens again.
September 21, 2011
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Skeptical that Attorney General Eric Holder and other Obama administration officials did not know about the botched gun-walking operation carried out by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives along the Southwest border, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) wants to see a special prosecutor appointed to investigate the matter.
House oversight committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa went after Attorney General Eric Holder on national conservative radio host Laura Ingraham’s show Monday morning. Issa said even if Holder really didn’t know about Operation Fast and Furious, he should’ve.
“We have a paper trail of so many people knowing that the only way the attorney general didn’t know is he made sure he didn’t want to know,” Issa said. “But if you don’t want to know something of this sort then you shouldn’t have the job he has. And ultimately one of the questions is, if he didn’t know, is he that inept that he is dangerous to have as the attorney general, and that is for the president to decide.”
Operation Fast and Furious was a botched gun walking operation where Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents facilitated the sale of weapons to Mexican drug cartels via straw purchasers. Straw purchasers are people who could buy guns in the United States legally, but did so with the intention of turning around and selling them to drug cartels.
“This thing was dumber than Iran-Contra, and as a Republican I hate to say that, but this was so dumb that there was no chance of it ever yielding the kind of solutions that they claimed it would,” Issa said on Ingraham’s show.
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