Two years ago, attorney general eric holder was held in contempt of congress at issue was his refusal to turn over documents crucial to the investigation of the atf. The bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms is being accused of retaliating against an agent who helped publicize the agency’s role in allowing thousands. Project gunrunner's reach and authority continues to grow despite dire, prolonged warnings from insiders and whistleblowers that countless monitored guns have been. Established in 1975, the institute for legislative action (ila) is the lobbying arm of the national rifle association of america ila is responsible for preserving. F i r e a r m s t r a f f i c k i n g project gunrunner: the southwest border initiative us department of justice bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives.
Project gunrunner– a cartel focused strategy unclassified//law enforcement sensitive 2 executive summary atf has a long and successful history of combating firearms. Some of the firearms straw-purchased in arizona for mexican drug cartels, and allowed to “walk” by the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives. Posts about project gunrunner written by hugh holub. Zapata was killed in a roadside attack near san luis potosí in northern mexico in february 2011 fellow agent victor avila was wounded according to the.
Buried in barack obama`s failed trillion-dollar stimulus program was a $10 million bloody border racket that has now cost american lives this goes far beyond the. I’ve been tied up on other things, but have been following the project gunrunner scandal closely — and delve into the basics in my syndicated column. The notion that somehow or another that this justice department is responsible for those deaths, that assertion is offensive, holder said, referring. On the night of december 14, 2010, agent terry was on duty in the rio rico area of southern arizona about 15 miles north of the us-mexico border.
Fast and furious is the name atf assigned to a group of phoenix, arizona-area gun trafficking cases under project gunrunner that began in fall of 2009. By little tboca part (1) fast and furious operation we can all agree that unfair accusations really are a waste of time and categorized as propaganda. Posts about project gunrunner written by kasey jachim. There are two documents that congress, and news reporters covering project gunrunner, choose to ignore the first is the us attorney general's report.
In partnership with other us agencies and with the government of mexico, atf is deploying its resources strategically on the southwest border to deny firearms, the. Our discussion of project gunrunner cases in this report is based on atf data that meets this definition us department of justice office of the inspector general. The increased efforts and reallocation of personnel recently announced by the department of justice builds on the foundation of expertise and experience gained from. For those of you who have the unenviable task of debating liberals in your family or workplace, let me render some aid liberals are jumping all over the falsehood.
th other law enforcement agencies, according to a 152-page watchdog report project gunrunner was created in 2005 by the justice department to track gun. One key figure is atf agent david voth voth helped coax reluctant us gun dealers to continue selling thousands of powerful guns as part of project. Project gunrunner's reach and authority continues to grow despite dire, prolonged warnings from insiders and whistleblowers that countless monitored guns. Project gunrunner's wiki: project gunrunner is a project of the us bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives (atf) intended to stem the flow of firearms.