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A lot of people are paying a great deal of attention.
The the video that we're about to share with -- In this is press briefing by the secretary of Homeland Security Janet Paula -- A deputy -- deputy secretary of state Jim Steinberg is they're.
As well as deputy attorney general David -- on US Mexico border security this takes place on the 24 of march.
24 of march 2009.
Please please watch -- The president is directed us to take action to fight these cartels and attorney general -- and -- -- -- several new and aggressive steps as part of the administration's comprehensive plan.
Those steps include the following BOJ's Drug Enforcement Administration which already had the largest US drug enforcement presence in Mexico.
With eleven offices in that country is placing sixteen new DEA positions in southwest border -- -- it field operations specifically to target Mexican trafficking.
I'm associated -- DA is also -- point four new mobile enforcement teams.
Not to specifically target met Mexican methamphetamine trafficking.
Both along the border in in US cities impacted by the cartels.
DOJ's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is increasing it's efforts by adding 37 new employees in three new offices using ten million dollars in Recovery Act funds.
And redeploying 100 personnel to the southwest border in the next 45 days.
To fortify its project -- -- which is aimed at disrupting arms trafficking between the United States and Mexico.
ATF is doubling its -- -- presence in Mexico.
From five to nine personnel working with the Mexican specifically to facilitate gun tracing.
Activity which targets not illegal weapons and -- sources in the United States.
Then deputy attorney general David Ogden congressman your reaction to.
Discussion of assets Singapore well.
Actually -- before they claim executive privilege I would not have given this the second thought once they claimed executive privilege.
You and hopefully can now.
Must -- read fingerprints on this somehow for him to claim executive privilege.
And so they -- this that this props up from march of 2009.
And they're saying varies expressly the president's leadership these directed us to do this.
He was all over that operation directing the pricing of guns in Mexico and all that how in the world.
Could any of this taken place fast and furious without somebody just -- running by the president.
Who had directed something just the opposite so.
I don't think they would have the nerve to change.
A 180 degrees from what the president directed this that in here without his okay.
Our our wanted to bring a couple of other elements where we're -- rushed here -- talk about blue and the Washington Post citing with.
The House of Representatives.
In demanding production of these documents and saying very poorly in its editorial pages that it is time for the president to deliver the material.
To congress and -- -- the congress has a greater.
A greater need to know than the president does two control.
What about Washington times Washington Post the Washington votes for a -- Well they're absolutely right this is this is far worse than Watergate I mean nobody -- in Watergate you've got.
You've got the issue.
Have we been lied to in congress.
-- was our congress that it would differences in -- they're saying that it that it -- administration.
You've got the president now they're saying.
You know what.
Congress hadn't done it so I'm going to violate the law and say 800000 people.
You're good Dominique gave you work permit as us tickets so -- the -- -- that that's what you -- -- do we don't have that here.
And there's a lot of things they've got to be reigned in but if you allow and the congress.
And especially repeatedly.
It's gotta be -- And when you aren't at -- -- out what has become an imperial presidency.
Questions at least have to be asked if not answered we hope that you get the answer this may not be as serious and what Roger Clements said but.
-- being facetious sort.
This is it there's -- -- I've known a lot of have to know -- put it a little -- -- the rest of the establishment Roger Clements.
That that holds nothing like a candle to what's going on -- at a time when we've talked about all of our resources and manpower the Justice Department wants to Iraq.
In defense of the national interest five years against.
Hall of fame pitcher of of the character.
Roger Clemens actually kind of wonder about.
Wonder last and it confirmed whether all those probably suspect left the gun still at -- congressman we thank you very much look forward to continuing our conversely.
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