Independent Investigation Needed for 'Fast and Furious'?
FBI director denies cover-up
- Duration 3:33
- Date Dec 15, 2011
FBI director denies cover-up
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-- -- -- today when border region Bryan -- was shot and killed his death.
Has led to an exhaustive investigation known as fast and furious.
And for the first time the head of the FBI testified Robert Mueller saying that the government is not covering up a thing listen.
There's certainly there's been one arrest there's an ongoing investigation.
If there are documents been filed that are under seal -- his ongoing.
Ongoing strong investigation and we will bring to justice those persons who are any way involved in the killing of officer Brian -- Illinois congressman Joseph Walsh Republican on the homeland security committee and sir good morning to you.
Good to be with you about what do you think of his tester.
-- you believe of I don't know it clearly we stand a -- now removed from Brian Terry's death.
And I think it the lesson we've got right now is there needs to be a ramp up independent investigation.
I'm not pointing that FBI director Mueller but when it comes to Eric Holder injustice and the ATF.
There are just too many unanswered questions in there's there just appears to be such a lack of cooperation.
That that I think were very quickly getting to the point where there does need to be an independent investigation.
Brian Terry deserves those answers and his family does -- well.
Alberto Gonzales is a former attorney general -- -- meg and Kelly the past week.
And what -- he talked about is that how many things come across your desk that you frankly do not see.
Or your staff need to vet the material before it gets to you.
That's what holder said when he described in his own testimony to listen to Gonzales the last about it.
There are multiple issues multiple memos -- -- out to the office of the attorney general.
Sometimes you actually don't get to see them and the fact that a memo was addressed the attorney general.
There's a mean and actually saw.
Says it's not because throughout the lunch this so many competing entrance.
It's sinister explanations.
Now I mean I understand to a degree look it's a busy office we're all busy up here.
But -- fully and as early as a month after Brian Terry was was killed.
Eric holder's office began to get a -- began -- received questions asking about what happened.
It's incumbent upon his office.
To make sure that he sees that stuff.
In in in even bill since he's learned a bit and there are conflicting reports as to when Eric Holder knew of this operation.
That alone needs to be investigated but clearly since he's even admitted when he learned of it.
His responses have not -- all been adequate.
So you're still questioning holder -- not so much rubber ball around this.
And you have all signed a no confidence resolution.
Along with 73 other members of congress what does that resolution state of -- -- It it it basically states that he's at the point right now bill where.
Congress has no confidence in his ability to do his job.
And certainly in his ability to independently.
Looked into what went wrong.
With fast and furious to really dig down.
And get the answers to this which the American people deserve -- we will see what happens with this in the new year because that is certain to be with us -- Joseph Walsh thank you for your time today.