Federal courts could soon decide a fight between Congress and Attorney General Eric Holder on the Operation Fast and Furious gun-running scandal. If Republicans persevere, this is a battle that Holder should lose in what would be a humiliating defeat for President Barack Obama.
Most Americans have now heard that our government allowed drug cartels to illegally smuggle thousands of guns from the U.S. into Mexico. The National Rifle Association has relentlessly pursued the White House and Department of Justice (DOJ) about Fast and Furious for over a year, and the massive gun-rights organization has only increased its focus in recent months.
But in addition to decrying the gun-smuggling activity, the NRA has been pushing for information regarding who knew what in the administration, and any related political objectives being pursued by Team Obama.
Chris Cox, the NRA’s chief lobbyist, declared at the organization’s annual meeting in April: “The Obama administration poured gasoline on the raging fire of murder and mayhem on our southwest border. But to cover their tracks they tried to blame NRA members and the Second Amendment.”
Cox then added, “According to their internal emails, it was all to advance their gun-control agenda.”
Read More at Breitbart. By Ken Klukowski.