Documents Show Justice’s Breuer Misled On “Furious”

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 at 8:57 am

• Lie No. 1: Breuer knew as far back as April 2010 that ATF officials had let assault weapons “walk” — which meant ending surveillance on guns suspected en route to Mexican warlords, and turning a blind eye to criminals illegally buying weapons for trafficking on the border.

Guns found at the scene of slain Border Patrol agent Brian Terry were traced to Fast and Furious.

That April, Breuer and an aide conspired with ATF leaders to cover up “the bad stuff that would come out.”

When Sen. Chuck Grassley, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, got wind of the scandal, he demanded answers. Breuer consulted in the drafting of a Feb. 4 letter to Grassley falsely denying that ATF had ever walked guns.

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