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Judge: Executive privilege likely for Obama in Fast and Furious probe

WASHINGTON — A federal judge says she is leaning toward allowing President Barack Obama's claim of executive privilege in Operation Fast and Furious, the failed law enforcement operation at the center of a congressional investigation and subpoena fight between the Justice Department and Hou…

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Gary Meinert: Use of force

Gary Meinert: Use of force

Almost daily I read comments regarding the Border Patrol by those who profess knowledge but  whose inaccuracies are taken as truths by readers.

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Feds: 19 years for ex-border officer in Arizona drug case

A former Customs and Border Protection officer convicted on charges that he let marijuana be smuggled from Mexico into southeastern Arizona should be sentenced to 19 years in prison, prosecutors say.

August 14, 2013 9:07 am

Attorney general's credibility crumbles amid contradictions

The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Dallas Morning News:

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4 Americans killed since 2009 in US drone strikes

WASHINGTON — Four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen, the Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama.

May 22, 2013 2:34 pmLoading…

No justification for subpoena of AP records

The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:

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Fitz Blog: Scandalrama days

Fitz Blog: Scandalrama days

To stop leaks the White House recently created a plumbers unit and in the name of in the name of national security called G. Gordon Liddy out of retirement to serve as a special counsel to the President. Liddy said, "I'm happy to be back at work doing what I love.I feel like a kid again!"

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Push for fast approval of CIA nominee hits snag

WASHINGTON — A bid by Senate Democrats on Wednesday for fast confirmation of John Brennan’s nomination to be CIA director hit a snag after a small group of Republican senators and a lone Democrat engaged in a lengthy discussion over the legality of potential drone strikes on U.S. soil.

March 06, 2013 4:07 pmLoading…

Justice Dept. seeks dismissal of Fast & Furious lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House committee demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder produce records about the botched law enforcement probe of gun-trafficking called Operation Fast and Furious.

October 16, 2012 8:43 amLoading…
Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

A U.S. Border Patrol truck blocks the road near where Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in an overnight shootout in December 2010 west of Rio Rico.

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Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

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Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Federal agents and prosecutors in Arizona put the public at risk in their zeal to build big gunrunning cases in Tucson and Phoenix, a new Justice Department report says.

September 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed on Dec. 14, 2010, near the Arizona-Mexico border.

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Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Bill Newell, special agent in charge of the Phoenix ATF, is accused of misleading higher-ups.

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Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Attorney General Eric Holder knew nothing about operations Wide Receiver and Fast and Furious until after investigations ended, says the Justice Department's inspector general in a report released Wednesday. Other federal officials, however, were called negligent.

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'Fast and Furious' report excuses Holder, slams others in Justice Dept.

'Fast and Furious' report excuses Holder, slams others in Justice Dept.

Inspector General Michael Horowitz referred over a dozen people for possible disciplinary action for their roles in Operation Fast and Furious. A report on the operation released today did not criticize Attorney General Eric Holder.

September 19, 2012 11:27 am Related Loading…

Tucson shooting spree victims ask AG Holder to expand background checks

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen survivors and family members from the 2011 Tucson shooting rampage have outlined for Attorney General Eric Holder their campaign to stem gun violence.

August 29, 2012 1:40 pmLoading…
House sues Holder over ‘Fast and Furious’ records

House sues Holder over ‘Fast and Furious’ records

WASHINGTON — The Republican-run House has asked a federal court to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General Eric Holder. The subpoena demands that Holder produce records related to a bungled gun-tracking operation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

August 13, 2012 9:43 am Related Loading…

Revelan en Tucson nombres de cuatro sospechosos en Rápido y Furioso

TUCSON. (AP) -- Las autoridades divulgaron el lunes las identidades de cuatro hombres acusados de participar en la muerte a tiros de un agente de la Patrulla Fronteriza estadounidense hace 18 meses, una revelación inusual relacionada con la fallida investigación de contrabando de armas de Es…

July 09, 2012 1:39 pmLoading…

Justice won’t prosecute Holder for contempt

WASHINGTON  — The Justice Department declared Friday that Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to withhold information about a bungled gun-tracking operation from Congress does not constitute a crime and he won’t be prosecuted for contempt of Congress.

June 29, 2012 1:37 pmLoading…

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