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Our next -- helping to lead the charge in the investigation.
Fast and furious he says attorney general Eric Holder needs to resign now.
Or possibly face impeachment joining us is Republican congressman trade -- Of South Carolina congressman great to have you thank you for having me.
Quite a quite a performance by the attorney general yesterday.
Before your committee your reactions to news.
To the attorney general statements in particular the statement that.
No one the Department of Justice on why the -- If possible one note -- now having sat there for seven hours than I did earlier yesterday morning before the hearing started I'm still looking for three things.
-- want answers I wanna know who in the Department of Justice approved this investigation.
I want someone to accept responsibility.
On and -- want accountability I want consequences.
For what happened there are people who are dying.
The calls a fast and fears and church acceptance and accountability and I was over three yesterday.
That when the congressman said that people are -- That follows directly the statement by the attorney general which incredibly.
Came as something of a warning to the to the nation I guess and to Mexico.
That these guns we'll continue to be -- crime scenes for years to come even though his department.
Is the one responsible.
For operation fast and furious the deaths of at least 200.
Mexican citizens sins according to the Mexican attorney general.
And -- US Border Patrol agent Brian Terry I mean that's that's almost an incomprehensible.
Up from a position of denying responsibility -- that operation.
We will be living with the consequences of fast and furious war years.
And you know I think judge -- -- -- Texas that -- very well yesterday.
Know life is worth more than another he's a former prosecutor I am to sue you certainly grieve the loss of a law enforcement officer like Brian Terry.
But there -- -- -- also the all of south of the border to and how did you look the president of Mexico where the attorney general Mexico and the guy.
They knew nothing about this investigation were asking for their help in drug trafficking in meanwhile we're sending guns to their drug cartels and they knew nothing about it.
At the same time that this attorney general.
And the alcohol tobacco and farms are part of the Justice Department are carrying out operation fast and furious ordering border.
Area gun dealers to sell to straw -- to put guns in the hands of the Mexican drug cartels.
This attorney general and this administration of president Obama's.
Is publicly carry on a campaign.
Of view as guns to Mexico by gun dealers on the border.
Could could they be more -- even could this be more could this be more -- abrupt.
But takes lot of guts to do that to be responsible for.
Goings crossing the border and then used that as an excuse to try to limit.
Second Amendment Rights I think it was Rahm Emanuel has said don't let any scandal on go -- used.
They're trying to use the aftermath of fast and furious to lobby and argue for Second Amendment Rights when really -- you need.
Is -- an attorney general using gauged and knows what ATF and his own prosecutors are doing.
That would save us a total of amending -- foreign.
Code the next step in the investigation.
In the house led by congressman Darrell I -- In the senate by senator Chuck Grassley.
A senator Grassley has done a phenomenal job -- -- chairman Smith there'll ice chairman -- -- -- very clear yesterday that mr.
holder is going to come back to oversight.
-- whether he wants to or not.
He said yesterday he did you started talking -- have been Four Tops.
This the first -- piece he's.
Been asked to ensure questions with the depth and breath that he did yesterday and up and I don't know what -- worn out there before it came so.
Is it possible that the committee is now prepared to use its powers of content and also impeachment.
Well you heard toolbar -- senior most.
Members or more Smith mentioned contempt of congress subpoena and you heard Jim sensenbrenner mention.
Impeachment and I think what they both mean is we're gonna use the full panoply of options that we have.
To get answers whether he likes it not.
Congressman -- and -- -- Mitchell thank you thank you.
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