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Obama resists Republican bid to see gun smuggling operation documents
Reuters ^ | April 24, 2013 | by David Ingram

Posted on 04/24/2013 4:42:31 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

President Barack Obama is resisting a congressional subpoena for documents related to how the administration responded to the revelation of the failed operation known as "Fast and Furious" on the U.S.- Mexican border.

Justice Department lawyer Ian Gershengorn told a hearing the matter was best left to the give-and-take of the U.S. government's two elected branches, the president and Congress, and should not be a matter for the courts.

"That is how it has worked for 225 years," said Gershengorn, referring to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in 1788.

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson was skeptical and told Gershengorn, "There are three branches here, not just two." She did not say how she would rule, but questioned Gershengorn for more than twice as long as she did House of Representatives lawyer Kerry Kircher.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; failure; fastandfurious; gunrunner; holder

1 posted on 04/24/2013 4:42:31 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; Nachum; MestaMachine; neverdem; marktwain; Joe Brower

2 posted on 04/24/2013 4:50:41 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

LOL

gun control everywhere... but you’re not finding out about MY gun operations....


3 posted on 04/24/2013 4:58:19 PM PDT by Principled
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
This is where I blame the PUBEIES for what has transpired. The demoKaRATZ have found out the pubies have NO BALLS. Johnny boy, instead of seeking articles of impeachment, cries his eyes out when the RATZ call him a "racist."





John Boehner AKA "The No Nutz Putz"

4 posted on 04/24/2013 5:05:47 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslymz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: ConradofMontferrat
“This is where I blame the PUBEIES for what has transpired. The demoKaRATZ have found out the pubies have NO BALLS. Johnny boy, instead of seeking articles of impeachment, cries his eyes out when the RATZ call him a ‘racist.’”

Yup. The GOP are an embarrassment. Totally spineless.

5 posted on 04/24/2013 5:26:36 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: ought-six

He has to kiss ass to be able to be one of the boys and play golf with his master.


6 posted on 04/24/2013 5:38:59 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: ought-six

The GOP is just the “non- communist” arm of the Democrat party..


7 posted on 04/24/2013 6:08:15 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Constitution? What Constitution?)
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To: Stillwaters

Nearly 2 1/2 years after Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s death, we still don’t have justice.

Sadly, I don’t think there will be justice for the Benghazi deaths either.


8 posted on 04/24/2013 6:18:21 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Let’s do a count of how many Mexican children died as a result of obuma’s gun-running operation into Mexico.


9 posted on 04/24/2013 6:53:55 PM PDT by sergeantdave (No, I don't have links for everything I post)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

No, he’s NOT “resisting a subpeona” - he’s in direct violation of the law.

So SAY it!!!!

“Obama’s breaking the law again!”

There, that wasn’t so hard, was it?


10 posted on 04/24/2013 7:14:08 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: cardinal4

“The GOP is just the ‘non- communist’ arm of the Democrat party..”

That’s the truth!


11 posted on 04/24/2013 7:18:18 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Travis McGee

Thanks for the ping.


12 posted on 04/24/2013 8:48:23 PM PDT by neverdem (Register pressure cookers! /s)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Judge is an Obama appointee but the Senate confirmed her 97-0.
13 posted on 04/25/2013 1:18:24 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama and Eric Holder illegally shipped thousands of “assault” weapons to the Mexican drug cartels in their operation Fast & Furious, they have been involved in at least 302 deaths of innocent men, women and children, isn’t time to release these document even if it saves just one life?


14 posted on 04/25/2013 2:56:18 PM PDT by RJL (There's no greed like the greed of a liberal politician buying votes with your money.)
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To: Jack Hammer

obama deserves to be impeached if he does not hand over these documents.


15 posted on 04/25/2013 6:16:28 PM PDT by I got the rope
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

He’s not just gun running to the mexico border, he’s gun running all over the world.

I’m documenting it @ guns2jihadists.com


16 posted on 04/25/2013 7:18:20 PM PDT by JohnPDuncan
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To: ConradofMontferrat

Damn! Isn’t it’s just unbelievable that during the most evil administration ever we have such a wussy leading the opposition?
It’s no wonder people feel helpless as they watch this loser party not say a word about these crimes.


17 posted on 04/25/2013 7:37:30 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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