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Are they were -- -- -- -- -- investigation of the fast and furious gun program house Republicans on the hill grilling Homeland Security.
Secretary Ken -- -- taking her to task for the lack of communication between homeland security.
And the Justice Department Eric Holder.
I find that absolutely stunning and for you to have two -- agents and have never had a conversation with Eric Holder.
-- not fast and -- about this -- is totally unacceptable.
Totally unacceptably much time you learn and be unit and chairman I know -- And -- it says his opinion on this matter as it's as the tone of this question reveals that.
I simply would suggests that no one takes the deaths of agents more serious -- And also that one of the reasons.
That we have not directly dealt with the attorney general on this is He very.
Quickly and appropriately put this matter in the hands of the inspector general there was.
A whole lot more happening yesterday congressman to airlines is chairman of the house committee on oversight and government reform I guess for -- -- sir good morning and welcome back here.
The American bill thanks.
Thanks for covering this and and particularly thanks for covering Jason -- it's rightfully so said.
That you can't say your serious you can't go to the funerals for photo ops and then not even bring up the subject with your counterpart month after month that.
-- let's get to some of the heat of the matter from yesterday based on your question in the questioning of others.
You are convinced that someone is hiding something where now who is hiding what and where.
But the most important thing is they're hiding.
The basic question of the month after month -- this program continue to put guns in the hands of the worst guys even.
Before Brian Terry and and I'm Lisa potter were killed.
Why in the world did they miss so many opportunities to stop this program they all wanna say that they're briefed there on top they're running the show.
And then they want to say they don't we've read their briefings when it shows that fast and furious was briefed repeatedly.
Over five times to Eric Holder and as you saw yesterday.
Janet and -- -- wants to go to funerals and have photo ops.
And tell the family she'll do everything and then she won't even have that conversation in the two months between.
Brian Terry's murder.
And the time that I -- very quick IG investigation began may -- in the end prove a terrible lack of communication but is that against the law what what -- we thought why don't you cannot every year.
It's not a lack of communication infamous sent a legal.
It's a failure to perform your lawful duties these individuals like myself like Jason -- -- we have a constitutional responsibility to the American people.
And indicates the -- top law enforcement officer Eric Holder and the top.
Security officer for our security around our borders and around the world Janet -- Tonto.
They have to talk they have to talk daily weekly they have to communicate.
And for them to have months go on and say this wasn't important enough to talk or after something as mundane as an IG investigation understand.
The IG works were holder He said go investigate basically -- He said He is go find people to blame middle low level.
And she's in the process of doing that.
Real investigation is soul searching at the top.
And particularly close the -- -- Lanny brewer in so many other individuals.
Knew about this program knew it was wrong and failed to stop -- and I don't know where this is she born yesterday not to rush to judgment all ultimately you know where does this leave do you believe based on what you know today.
You were so far pass rushing to judgment they were at a time where it's practically just historical.
You can't go months and now year.
Plus -- when this program should have been shut down.
And and and pretend that we're we're in a hurry where this program goes is we're gonna continue to ask who knew what -- win.
Eric Holder clearly was disingenuous when He came before congress and claimed that He only knew about fast and furious quote a few weeks before that may ninth question.
He obviously knew more and would like to know win.
But gentlemen -- -- to wants to be.
Hands over her ears and eyes and pretend that she's doing her job well she just doesn't want to know.
How Bryan Terry killed -- was killed why I'm Lisa potter wasn't properly protected and what weapons killed him.
These are important issues north of the border and for those hundreds of people -- -- for the border.
It's important to appears right now these answers are elusive there's another topic -- -- -- -- you know another issue apparently taxpayer loan.
Has been intended for a Russian steel company doing business in Michigan 730.
Million dollars worth.
The Energy Department says the money it it it's been committed but not spent.
Now others are suggesting this is another so lindros.
Is it's and -- X-Factor reversal on this commitment because the money has not been put out there yet.
We'd like to -- -- reversal on the commitment because first of all this purchase would have gone through with or without the government backstop.
Secondly there were no jobs created -- one of the great scandals here is remember this is just making steel that is not affected type of -- for -- there's an excess in the market.
But more importantly the jobs that are being quote created here are being moved from other plants so this is an example no jobs created.
Not Green energy.
Not necessary to make this happen and not a US investors so.
On every possible count the American people care about.
This long and never should it pass the sniff test and we'll see whether or not it's stopped now paralyzed -- thank you for your time -- -- thank you go here.
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