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Us well joining me now for more on operation fast and furious a member of the house oversight committee who is leading the investigation.
A congressman trade -- of South Carolina joins us.
We heard from senator Chuck Grassley you're chairman.
Congressman Darrell -- said.
This is going to be pursued you're at the forefront.
The these interrogatory -- if I may you saw what happened I mean is slated Rourke probable witness do you.
Those are this is a damning.
-- Lanny brewer noon in December of 2009.
About fast and -- us.
December of 2009.
-- knew that there was gun walking in bold -- wide receiver out of it you know but fast and furious.
Or Jay -- 2010 -- they assigned to Department of Justice prosecutor.
To fast and furious in march of 2010.
Attorney general -- is now chief of staff.
-- -- -- New -- the weapons were being recovered in Mexico.
In march of 2010.
Apparently the only person at the Department of Justice who was not aware of fast and furious or gone walking or problems.
Was the attorney general the one person who's supposed to know about it up.
Apparently is the only one who didn't give -- his top lieutenants most certainly.
Did mister brewer on his website says he's one of the best lawyers in America that he won an award as one of the best lawyers.
You could be.
And in terms.
In a DA's office and no better than to do what he did and now to try to corrected by saying wolf I I should've done this and I should -- done that.
There's not gonna work.
Mister brewer will be back we have a lot of questions for help mr.
rule will be lucky to hang onto -- job well.
I think the fact of the matter reasons you've got.
Inflating operation wide receiver and operation fast and furious.
In the most in this one instance the Justice Department is transfer the playing political games with an answer to a very serious investigation by the US congress.
The idea that he would think that that is Q.
It is and clever it is beyond.
What are your.
Well well what he's trying to do is is what we do we were kids are our defense was.
But while I'm not the only one doing such and such is doing -- they wanted to blame the bush administration for wide receiver.
What lo and behold Lanny brewer know about wide receiver he didn't lift a finger to stop it.
He didn't offer any corrective measures and then he went and approved.
An investigation of the -- right word that is larger in scope and heavens knows it's larger in chaos and destruction and collateral damage.
-- wide receiver ever drip of being.
This blaming of the Bush Administration may have lasted.
That may have been a good excuse for the first six months the president was an office the people are tired of that now and -- -- -- fingerprints.
More than his fingerprints his DNA is -- both wide receiver and fast and furious all the way back to early 2010.
And and in fact the the attorney general's top two aides.
Ahead of the curve -- vision brewer is cheapest to have both fully knowledgeable on operation fast and furious.
-- still there seems to be an inability on the part of the Justice Department to say.
We're sorry and we regret the disaster that -- felt our neighbor to the south -- which 200 citizens were killed.
And to the families of both.
The Border Patrol agent in the immigration and customs enforcement agents who were murdered by guns that this administration.
Into the hands of the drug cartels.
-- -- -- -- grammar and lady grew over were more than just a where -- fast and furious -- -- aided and abetted the investigation.
They said -- -- debriefing as they knew that there were weapons -- They've recovered in Mexico I have read emails.
Where that if they knew that that was part of the investigation that we're gonna wait until the weapons are recovered in Mexico.
At a crime scene -- ever heard an investigation where you wait until there's another crime committed.
To then -- collect the weapons.
And then there's a memo were they discussed we make you get our Mexican counterparts to on the Trace for us what how we gonna get Mexican law enforcement -- -- Trace for you.
When you haven't even bothered to tell them about the investigation.
And their citizens are being murder.
But gone -- home from a federal law enforcement agency the United States and they expect Mexican law enforcement to cooperate.
Per -- we appreciate your being with us and -- should point out as you evaluate the capability of planning -- prosecutor.
Our congressman doubting himself a former -- federal prosecutor and and you can tell an outstanding public servant now.
As congress we thank you very much for being --
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