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-- got Fox News alert and this is a Fox News exclusive this morning we are now getting details on new subpoenas.
That are expected.
In the fast and -- investigation.
Attorney general Eric Holder.
Is expected to get the order as soon as today and that's how we can bring in our America's Newsroom on Tuesday glad to have you with us everybody -- my.
Now I'm Bill Hemmer would say it felt like Monday it the -- and out of here as I say that I don't have back again that it's really good morning there were talking about the federal gun running -- that.
May have led to the death of American border agent Brian Terry we're now learning.
The new subpoenas will focus on communications between senior officials at the Department of Justice.
And this is a very big deal because until now the only subpoena went to eighteen yes -- -- much -- -- who has -- on top.
This story since the very beginning is breaking this news -- this morning William good morning and what have you got.
Well Martha out of the dozens of demand letters so far from senator Grassley and congressman ice there has been only -- subpoenas issued back in March it focused solely on the ATF and then director.
The -- subpoena it's going to be much broader in scope it asked for specific documents related to the murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry.
To resolve conflicting accounts on the type and number of guns found at the scene and where those came from.
There is evidence that an FBI informant bought those guns and the deal set up by -- DEA informant.
-- -- also seeks to clarify the relationship with the White House Justice Department has claimed that this was a law enforcement operation period.
Others however suspect a political motive that some of the White House one of the guns to cross the border to prove the case.
That US guns are the predominant source of violence in Mexico.
In order to justify a ban or limit on the sale of assault weapons here.
The subpoena also demands any and all communication from a dozen top assistant and deputy attorney generals including.
The attorney general himself Eric Holder this could answer what holder knows for instance all wiretaps are approved by the chief of the criminal division Lanny brewer.
Agents say those affidavits are extremely detailed explain exactly how.
The operation was run.
Also you've got out questions about.
A ring leader Manuel Seles a constant that He bought some 800 weapons -- and a half a million dollars and a souring a -- 151000 dollars war.
How are real pitino bought 313.
Guns while on food stamps.
The top deal -- DOJ officials knew this back in march of 2010.
But did nothing to stop the pair from buying hundreds more weapons finally the subpoena will request.
All communication with ATF agents in Mexico remember Martha this was supposed to be -- drug operation that focused on the cartels and arrest everybody top to bottom and yet we ever told our agents in Mexico.
That subpoena could come as early as today or later this week back -- you very big news Allan thank you very much for reporting it.
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