White House ‘Made it Impossible’ to Pursue Lead in Fast and Furious Probe

Fred Lucas
cnsnews.com
September 21, 2012

The White House’s refusal to release communications related to the Fast and Furious gun-walking program and the refusal of a White House official to be interviewed about the matter “made it impossible” for the inspector general (IG) of the Justice Department to “pursue that aspect of the case,” the IG, Michael Horowitz, testified.

He added that the sought-after White House interview and communications constituted “a lead we wanted to follow.”

At a hearing of the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee on Thursday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) asked Horowitz, “You noted also in your report that the White House refused to share internal communications with you during your investigation of Fast and Furious. We’ve noted a connection into the White House through Kevin O’Reilly at the National Security Council.  Do you think the White House’s refusal to share these documents limited the scope of your investigation? Would this committee be well served by pursuing an investigation into that avenue?”

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Comment by joe banana on October 1, 2012 at 7:17pm

Just because they have a fancy title doesn't mean what they're doing isn't illegal. The entire administration is guilty of violating, US, Mexican. and international laws. This wasn't a "botched operation", this was and is a serious crime. A deliberate act.

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