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Grassley blasts DOJ treatment of ‘Gunwalking’ whistleblower
Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^
| 20 May, 2013
| Dave Workman
Posted on 05/20/2013 10:44:23 PM PDT by marktwain
Senator Charles Grassley, who launched the first Capitol Hill investigation of Operation Fast and Furious more than two years ago, today blasted the treatment of a chief whistleblower in the investigation by the former U.S. attorney in Arizona, and subsequent attempts to discredit him by the Justice Department.
Grassley released a statement after the Office of Inspector General released a report Monday morning that shows former U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke leaked a sensitive document to a Fox News reporter in an attempt to discredit John Dodson, a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The IGs report, according to Breitbart, said Burkes conduct in disclosing the Dodson memorandum to be inappropriate for a Department employee and wholly unbefitting a U.S. Attorney.
The Washington Times is also reporting the new development.
Burke abruptly resigned his post in August 2011 as the investigation of Fast and Furious by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform was beginning to heat up. Grassleys remarks about the former prosecutor and the Justice Department were stinging.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2deadfeds; 300deadmexicans; atf; banglist; brianterry; dea; dhs; doj; fastandfurious; fbi; grassley; gunrunner; gunwalker; holder; hsi; jaimezapata; obama; terry; zapata
Fast and Furious keeps on developing. Maybe the new media is big enough to make it happen.
posted on 05/20/2013 10:44:23 PM PDT
Drip . . Drip . . Drip.
They can run and dodge as fast as they can, but the raindrops will finally catch up to them.
I only hope that our citizens are up to the task of seeing what no open eye can deny!
"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"
Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!
Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)
posted on 05/20/2013 10:50:17 PM PDT
(HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
posted on 05/20/2013 11:13:45 PM PDT
(Valley Forge Redux)
Two years into the investigation. The administration has flipped them the finger and ignored Grassley.
Unless he pushes for impeachment of Holder (who is actually in contempt of congress) or zeros out the DOJ budget, he will remain a gadfly in the corner whining.
posted on 05/20/2013 11:17:41 PM PDT
(I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
posted on 05/20/2013 11:17:58 PM PDT
(The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
Where is F&F now?<
Awaiting a federal district court action, upholding the Congressional subpoena to the DOJ and refusing the President's curious request for "Executive Privilege" regarding discussions he claims he never had with Holder.
The court's decision is due within a few weeks. Once delivered, F&F goes back on the front burner.
posted on 05/20/2013 11:18:41 PM PDT
(The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE --)
To: marktwain; Joe Brower; Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; ...
Back in the news. Maybe this time we'll get legs.
To: spokeshave; All
This goes with that graphic.
But, I do fear the loss of my honor and would rather die fighting than to have it said that I was without courage. So I will fight you, no matter how insurmountable it may seem, to the death if need be, in order that it may never be said of me that I was not a warrior. -Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry
LOL! You did just wake up didn’t you!
Thanks for all the early AM pings - Great stuff, as always.
posted on 05/21/2013 12:32:16 AM PDT
by dagogo redux
(A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
Thanks. Good to know. It should have been all that’s needed to bring this third world regime down.
posted on 05/21/2013 1:08:30 AM PDT
(Valley Forge Redux)
I actually thought that with 300+ Mexicans dead and the big Univision show just before the election that F&F just might have an effect with hispanic voters, them being "natural" Conservatives and "Devout Catholics" and "strong family people" as told to us by the rinos Rubio, McCain, Flake and Ryan.
Sadly just another hate Whitey, America owes me group with their hand out.
posted on 05/21/2013 1:25:17 AM PDT
(Valley Forge Redux)
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