90 Miles From Tyranny : Thanks to an assist from Trey Gowdy, DOJ will release Fast and Furious docs blocked by Obama and Holder

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thanks to an assist from Trey Gowdy, DOJ will release Fast and Furious docs blocked by Obama and Holder

After years of legal proceedings and blocks by former President Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder, documents related to Operation Fast and Furious are finally being released.

The Justice Department announced it would be handing over the documents to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which had previously been unable to secure them due to Obama and Holder’s refusal, The Daily Caller reported.

“The Department of Justice under my watch is committed to transparency and the rule of law,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday in a statement. “This settlement agreement is an important step to make sure that the public finally receives all the facts related to Operation Fast and Furious.”

The document release, the Department said, is part of “the conditional settlement agreement, filed in federal court in Washington D.C.” and “would end six years of litigation arising out of the previous administration’s refusal to produce documents requested by the Committee.”

Holder, who headed the Obama Justice Department from 2009 to 2015, was the only cabinet member in U.S. history to be held in contempt of Congress for refusing to release the documents to the House Oversight Committee just hours after Obama invoked executive privilege to prevent their release.

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1 comment:

  1. Note that the statute of limitations has expired for the crimes committed by BATFE, ICE, and the FBI. And wonder how heavily redacted what IS released will be...

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