“As the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform focuses on alleged failures of the U.S. Justice Department’s program to stop gun trafficking to Mexico, a new study by the Violence Policy Center (VPC) identifies the major force driving the criminal cross-border gun traffic: the gun industry’s cynical militarization of the U.S. civilian gun...
Project Gunrunner and Operation Fast and Furious before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform demonstrated that Chairman Darrell Issa is laying a strategy to hold people accountable for an operation that sent thousands of guns illegally to Mexico.
Several major updates have surfaced concerning the continually developing gun smuggling scandal at the Department of Justice and its agency, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif), Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) are going after the Bureau of Alcohol and Tobacco (ATF)—the same folks who brought us Waco and Ruby Ridge—as well as Eric Holder, US Attorney General and head of the Department of Justice (DOJ—ATF’s parent agency).
CBS News is reporting that documents obtained by Congressional investigators looking into the Project Gunrunner scandal include a wiretap authorization from Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer dated in March 2010.
Why isn’t every single office-holding recipient of NRA generosity on record demanding full and open investigations into how the Gunwalker scandal came to be, who authorized it, what damage has been done, what dangers still exist, and who is behind the evident cover-up?
“Chairman Issa Chastises ATF for Refusal to Comply with Subpoena,” an April 20 House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform release declares.
Larry Pratt of Gun Owners of America exposes the ATF's fumbled Project Gun Runner Operation. Is the ATF ramping up their assault on mom and pop gun stores as part of a veiled PR campaign in the wake of the scandal?
A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request of the ATF's "Gun Walker" operation yielded heavily-redacted documents and virtually no information.