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Oct 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Associated Press - Federal agents and prosecutors in Arizona made multiple errors in their investigation of a U.S. citizen who was suspected of smuggling grenade components to Mexico, including failing to arrest him when there was more than enough evidence to do so, the Justice Department watchdog said in a harshly critical report Thursday. The inspector ...

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Oct 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Judicial Watch: Judicial Watch announced today that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) a “Vaughn index” detailing records about the Operation Fast and Furious scandal. The index was forced out of the Obama administration thanks to JW’s June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit ...

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Oct 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WASHINGTON TIMES: Attorney General Eric Holder should be held in contempt of court for refusing to release “Fast and Furious” documents in line with a judge’s order — and even given jail time if necessary, lawmakers said. Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee requested U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson to fine ...

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Sep 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Larry O'Connor Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson thinks the media “should all be embarrassed” for not holding the Obama administration and the Holder Justice Department accountable for their lack of transparency in the Fast and Furious gun walking scandal. Appearing on WMAL radio in Washington, D.C., this morning, Attkisson provided a detailed account of Thursday’s court decision ...

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Sep 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WFB: A federal judge ordered the Justice Department Thursday to release a list of documents it is withholding from the public related to Operation Fast and Furious within the next month. Calling the Obama administration’s request for further delays “unconvincing,” U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates told the Justice Department to release the ...

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Sep 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via TOWNHALL: In light of a federal judge denying a request from the Department of Justice to delay the release of a long-sought after Fast and Furious document list, the sister of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, Kelly Terry-Willis, doesn't find the timing of Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation to be a coincidence. "I do not find ...

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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WaPo: A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called operation “Fast and Furious.” In a court proceeding Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson set an Oct. 1 deadline for ...

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Jul 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Sharyl Attkisson: An interim victory for the conservative watchdog group, Judicial Watch, which is suing the Obama administration over withheld Fast and Furious documents: a federal judge has lifted a 16-month delay in the Freedom of Information lawsuit. That means the Department of Justice must turn over an index describing all of the material ...

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Jun 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from TOWNHALL: Late last night, FBI agents flew to Mexico City and took Lionel Portillo-Meza, aka "Jesus Leonel Sanchez-Meza", into custody. Sanchez-Meza is wanted for the murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and was part of the rip-crew that engaged BORTAC agents in a firefight on the night of December 14, 2010. Sanchez-Meza ...

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Jun 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 2, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: The director of the agency responsible for Operation Fast and Furious told a House panel Wednesday that no government officials were fired for allowing the gun-walking program to go awry, but stressed some were disciplined and others retired with pensions intact. Todd Jones took over as director of the Bureau of ...

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Feb 26, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JS ONLINE: ATF agents have lost track of dozens of government-issued guns, after stashing them under the front seats in their cars, in glove compartments or simply leaving them on top of their vehicles and driving away, according to internal reports from the past five years obtained by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Agents left ...

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Feb 10, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

TUCSON – A man convicted in the shooting death of a federal Border Patrol agent during a firefight that revealed the government's botched gun-smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison. Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, who is from El Fuerte in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, is the only ...

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Feb 7, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Big Government: In a blistering letter to Attorney General Eric Holder delivered Wednesday, Kent Terry – the brother of murdered Border Patrol agent Brian Terry – questioned why, years later, the Terry family still does not have the truth about Operation Fast and Furious. “Mr. Holder I am going to get right to ...

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Feb 5, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Three years after the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry -- a tragedy which exposed and ultimately ended Operation Fast and Furious -- the public is finally getting a glimpse into Terry's final moments. Federal court records released Tuesday provide the first official account of the firefight along the Arizona-Mexico ...

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Jan 12, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: California Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chair of the House Oversight Committee, accused the Obama administration of waging “a war on guns” after new reports of “rogue” sting operations by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) conducted during 2013. Issa spoke to Fox News’ Shannon Bream Sunday about a ...

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Dec 31, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 31, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Washington (CNN) -- A dramatic shootout between authorities and suspected cartel gunmen at a Mexican seaside resort this month has ties to a botched U.S. gun operation. A U.S. official said Tuesday that investigators have traced at least one firearm recovered at a December 18 gunfight in Puerto Peñasco, across from the Arizona border, to Operation ...

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Dec 26, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from AZ CENTRAL: A federal agent who exposed the Justice Department’s flawed gun-trafficking investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious says the FBI played a key role in events leading to the 2010 murder near Nogales, Ariz., of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. John Dodson, a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, ...

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Nov 18, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from POLITICO: A federal judge has refused Attorney General Eric Holder's request that he be allowed to proceed now with an appeal in a case where the House of Representatives is seeking to enforce subpoenas for documents related to the controversial Operation Fast and Furious gun investigation. In a ruling Monday afternoon, U.S. District Court ...

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Nov 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Judgepedia: On the recommendation of Arizona U.S. Senators Jon Kyl and John McCain, Campbell was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of Arizona by President George W. Bush. Excerpted from Arizona Daily Star: A federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed against federal officials connected with the botched Fast and Furious ...

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Nov 7, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from HUFFINGTON POST: A group of House Republicans plan an effort to oust Attorney General Eric Holder by year’s end, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) told the Gainesville Sun. “It’s to get him out of office — impeachment,” said Yoho, who was a large-animal veterinarian before winning election last year. “It will probably be when we ...

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Oct 18, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BizPac Review: A U.S.-sanctioned “grenade-walking” scheme, similar to the Operation Fast and Furious “gun walking” scandal, resulted in the deaths of three Mexican police officers and four drug cartel members in a shootout near Guadalajara. CBS News investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson, who broke the Fast and Furious story and has been doggedly pursuing that ...

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Oct 6, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Washington Times: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is blocking the main whistleblower in the Fast and Furious case from publishing a book for pay, claiming his retelling of the Mexico “gun-walking” scandal will hurt morale inside the embattled law enforcement agency, according to documents obtained by The Washington Times. ATF’s ...

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