Skip to comments.Obama relents on Fast & Furious executive privilege, turns records over to Congress
Posted on 04/08/2016 3:38:01 PM PDT by Nachum
The Obama administration caved to a judges order Friday and sent documents from the botched Fast & Furious gun-running operation to Congress, complying with a subpoena the House Oversight Committee issued years ago.
President Obama had claimed executive privilege in trying to shield the documents from Congress, but a federal judge rejected that, insisting lawmakers had a right to see the information in order to complete their investigation into an operation that saw thousands of guns trafficked into Mexico, with the administrations knowledge.
With just hours to go before the judges 60-day deadline, the administration complied Friday.
As weve long asserted, the committee requires and is entitled to these documents. They are critical to the committees efforts to complete meaningful oversight, Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz said in a statement after the documents were delivered to his office.
He also said, however, that the documents werent complete and the administration is still withholding some records, with the judges blessing, that he thinks Congress is entitled to see. The committee has filed an appeal of the case to try to get at those other records.
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Yep, “The sweetest sound I know is the Friday news dump,” Obama said.
He RELENTS? That’s mighty white of him.
For some odd reason, the name Rose Mary Woods comes to mind.
But all of the records. Some are in the locked box that contains his BC and college records.
Get it out there so Trump doesn’t come looking for them in 2017 when Obama doesn’t have Lynch covering his ass.
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