Articles Tagged 'Fast and Furious'
Fast and Furious report slams Holder, DOJ for deception in gun-running scandal
The House Oversight Committee released a scathing report Wednesday that accuses former Attorney General Eric Holder and his Department of Justice of covering up Operation…
Border Agent Brian Terry’s Suspected Killer Arrested In Mexico
The man who allegedly killed U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in 2010 using a gun purchased through an Obama Administration gun running program has…
Feds hand over ‘Fast and Furious’ docs as House appeals for more
The Obama administration on Friday handed House Republicans reams of documents about the controversial “Fast and Furious” gunrunning operation even as lawmakers appealed their case…
As first defendant in Brian Terry murder is sentenced, Fast and Furious questions linger
PHOENIX – A Mexican man will be sentenced in federal court Monday in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death revealed a botched law enforcement sting in which agents lost track of hundreds of guns sold to criminals.
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes is the only defendant to face justice in the U.S. in the death of Agent Brian Terry,…
ATF tries to block whistleblowing agent’s Fast and Furious book
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is blocking the main whistleblower in the Fast and Furious case from publishing a book, claiming his…
U.S. judge rejects government bid to kill ‘Fast and Furious’ suit
A U.S. judge on Monday refused to dismiss a lawsuit by Republican lawmakers who accuse Attorney General Eric Holder of wrongfully withholding documents tied to an investigation into a botched probe of gun trafficking on the U.S.-Mexican border.
“Neither legal nor prudential considerations support the dismissal of this action,” District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson wrote in a ruling rejecting…
More Fast and Furious guns found at crime scenes in Mexico
Three more weapons that were part of the Department of Justiceâ€™s Operation Fast and Furious have been discovered at crime sites in Mexico, federal documents…
Police chief killed with rifle lost in ATF gun-tracking program
WASHINGTONâ€”A high-powered rifle lost in the ATFâ€™s Fast and Furious controversy was used to kill a Mexican police chief in the state of Jalisco earlier this year, according to internal Department of Justice records, suggesting that weapons from the failed gun-tracking operation have now made it into the hands of violent drug cartels deep inside Mexico.
Luis Lucio Rosales Astorga,…
Obama touts gun control on Mexico visit
President Obama said Friday that gun control will help save lives â€” in Mexico.
On his fourth trip to Mexico as president, Mr. Obama delivered…
‘Furious’ report slams ‘disregard’ for public safety as DOJ officials quit
A bombshell report released Wednesday on Operation Fast and Furious faulted a range of federal agencies for the failed anti-gunrunning program and accused officials in charge of a “disregard” for public safety. In the wake of the report, one Justice Department official resigned and another retired.
The sprawling report by the department’s inspector general is the most…