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Grassley may zero on Holder about Gunrunner Wednesday

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Dave Workman, May 3, 2011.

  1. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    When Attorney General Eric Holder appears Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee for a “regular oversight hearing,” he could face a grilling by Sen. Charles Grassley on Project Gunrunner and what the Iowa Republican has contended is stonewalling by the Justice Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

    Grassley may confront Holder on
     
  2. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    I would love to see Holder grilled!
     
  3. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    BREAKING: Grassley, Issa tell Holder they’re not giving up

    Contending that the Department of Justice is remaining uncooperative in their probes of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Project Gunrunner, Senator Charles Grassley and Congressman Darrell Issa today advised Attorney General Eric holder that they are not giving up.

    BREAKING: Grassley, Issa tell Holder they
     
  4. Sasquatchvnv

    Sasquatchvnv Port Orchard Active Member

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  5. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    Seems like every time someone opens their mouth at the DOJ a foot gets stuck in there
     
  6. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    billdeserthills..you ain't kiddin!

    BREAKING: CBS News obtains document linking asst. AG to ‘Gunrunner’

    CBS News is reporting that documents obtained by Congressional investigators looking into the Project Gunrunner scandal include a wiretap authorization from Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer dated in March 2010.


    BREAKING: CBS News obtains document linking asst. AG to


    Holder on Gunrunner: ‘I frankly don’t know’

    Under grilling by Senator Charles Grassley Wednesday, Attorney General Eric Holder told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he does not know how guns allowed to “walk” during a federal gun sting operation ended up at the murder scene of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in December 2010.
    “I frankly don’t know,” Holder told the committee.

    Holder on Gunrunner:
     
  7. Sasquatchvnv

    Sasquatchvnv Port Orchard Active Member

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    Gentlemen - I think I can identify the sacraficial patsy in this operation...
     
  8. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Holder's tap dancin' like a Vaudeville hoofer.
     
  9. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    That's just racists right thar!! (just kidding... applying Progressive logic) :bluelaugh:
     
  10. rufus

    rufus State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    It's about time he gets the hook!
     
  11. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    I have a great recipe for grilled Holder the only problem is cleaning them, they are so full of crap........
     
  12. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    Try an enema.
     
  13. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Meh... I don't eat junk food.
     
  14. MA Duce

    MA Duce Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    The threads on this cheap rug are dangling......I'm hoping it won't be long until a good tug unravels the whole thing. Kinda makes you wonder how frayed the floor coverings in the White House are doesn't it????? While I don't think for a moment Gunrunner had its beginnings in the White House, I'm VERY curious about the direction DOJ got about how to handle the damage control.
     
  15. Sasquatchvnv

    Sasquatchvnv Port Orchard Active Member

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    I'm thinking you might be a little too quick to let the WH off the hook on this one. How about they keep pulling the string and let's see where it goes?
     
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  16. chris61182

    chris61182 A little west of Portland Active Member

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    At a very minimum I'm really hoping the NRA makes this a major issue come election time. Granted they should probably be doing more to make it a major issue now, but I guess we'll just have to see where this goes.

    And for what it's worth, I still haven't gotten anything other than meaningless form letters from Merkley, and not a single response of any kind from Wyden.
     
  17. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    GUNRUNNER: House committee tells what Holder won’t

    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is alleging that high-ranking officials in the Department of Justice knew about and approved Project Gunrunner, despite assertions by Attorney General Eric Holder to the contrary, or his failure to answer questions about the operation during a House committee hearing this week.


    GUNRUNNER: House committee tells what Holder won
     
  18. MA Duce

    MA Duce Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I guess I should illuminate my reasoning a little as to why I don't think it started there in the White House.. My opinion is that someone in either BATF or DOJ hatched this scheme. I don't think any White House, no matter who is there, originates operational plans for this low of a level. That being said: Given the international ramifications I am quite sure it was passed on by both State Dept. and the White House. I am also confident that butt cover mode is in full swing in both places. And yes, by all means, yard away on every loose thread!!!
     
  19. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    He will soon find the he has been left in the cold by the White House.....

    I'll bet Eric Holder's secretary has heard this 20 times over the last couple days......

    Has the President called back yet? "No sir.." "can you call again?" "Sir I've called 20 times in the last 48 hours"....

    :bluelaugh::laugh::bluelaugh:
     
  20. MA Duce

    MA Duce Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Yeah...when the movers show up he might get the hint!!!