“On Jan. 19, federal Judge Amy Berman—an Obama appointee—ordered the administration to produce the [ATF’s Fast & Furious gun running] documents demanded,” the NRA’s americas1stfreedom.org reminds us. “The deadline Berman set for the administration to comply was this past Tuesday, Feb. 2.” And . . . ? Crickets chirping. I wouldn’t hold my breath for news of the big reveal. As we reported, Judge Berman . . .
left open the possibility in her ruling Tuesday that some of the disputed records could still be held back from Congress because they contain sensitive information on law enforcement techniques, implicate foreign policy concerns or discuss matters covered by attorney-client privilege. [via politco.com]
Call it “the ATF accountability loophole.” Anyway, americas1stfreedom.org provides a helpful guide to crimes where [we know] criminals used some of the 2000 Fast and Furious guns allowed to “walk” by ATF agents over a 10-month period in 2009.
- In the 2009 seizure by police in Mexicali, Mexico, of 42 firearms from the Sinaloa drug cartel—every one of which could be traced back to Fast and Furious.
- At a 2010 massacre in Juarez, Mexico, where cartel members murdered 16 people, mostly teenagers, at a birthday party.
- In …Read the Rest
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