Eric Holder Shows Nothing But Contempt For The Truth In Fast And Furious Scandal

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13 June 2012
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The Law: A House committee has announced a June 20 vote on whether Attorney General Eric Holder is in contempt of Congress for withholding documents in the "Fast and Furious" scandal. It can't happen soon enough.

For more than a year, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has labored to find out the truth of White House involvement in the blood-drenched debacle known as "Fast and Furious."

For now, all that's known is the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives intentionally let straw purchasers buy 2,000 deadly weapons from U.S. gun dealers, and then let them "walk" across the border to arm Mexico's murderous cartels.

The official story has been the agency was just trying to trace them. Curiously, it has made no effort to do so....

The guns were used to kill Americans such as Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, as well as 200 Mexicans....