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-- several Republican lawmakers are now accusing the White House and stonewalling.
An investigation into the box gun running staying at which is known of course is fast and furious.
They claim that the Obama administration.
Is trying to block a key witness from testifying.
On Capitol Hill as to all of this so congressman -- she's.
He's one of those Republican lawmakers he's on a house committee on oversight and government reform.
And has been at the center of this investigation congressman welcome back that he -- -- -- when it it at you know and run through this for us and -- -- -- -- -- -- about this the other day.
Talk to me a little bit about -- This -- -- Kevin O'Reilly is what you believe he knows and why he won't why they won't permit him to speak -- While in its simplest form.
The Obama administration under the Department of Justice purposely allowed nearly 2000 weapons to go to the bad guys in Mexico the drug cartels than they.
When we found out about it after they denied it we have gone through a series of subpoenas there's an -- subpoena out there -- 22 different categories.
We know there's 80000 documents relating to this the White House and the Department of Justice is only given us less than 10% of those documents.
But within those documents what you find is -- communication from an ATF agent in Phoenix.
Right directly to the White House.
Somebody who is there mr.
Riley who was there are in the White House and we know that that information is there and now we want to talk to this gentleman and and the personal attorney for this gentleman who's now serving in Iraq.
Has said that he will speak to the committee under oath -- our investigators to communicate with them but the White House and only the White House is denying our ability.
During this investigation to talk to this gentlemen why was he involved what was involved if it's simple and innocent enough.
Then why the hesitation from the White House to allow us to speak -- I think they're being obstructionists they are not providing the documents and they're not providing us access to somebody who knows what was happening.
-- it was we get it air holder has said that he would you know sort of we go a long way -- Eliminate the position of the jobs of anybody who.
May have been wrong in this operation but that he won't do that until the investigation is complete.
And I know that you all have.
Basically accused of dragging their feet and -- this thing goes away.
Or until after the election perhaps may be some of the timing about let's look at.
At -- letter that sort of outline some of the concerns that you have in the emails that were transmitted it says Knoll stated.
-- you get these from me.
And then another -- -- shows renewals intent to circumvent his leadership structure in talking to a rightly.
Just want ATF headquarters to find out especially since this is what they should be doing briefing you.
You know it seems that he was reaching out he wanted to make sure that the White House understood that that there were agents who are very much against this program and want it stopped.
So -- who is -- serving in the eight India for the ATF.
In Phoenix bypasses his leadership.
And in -- highly unusual move is communicating directly into the White House.
I remember the White House the Department of Justice think all denied any involvement whatsoever to this and now we have a communication which by the way.
Only comes the light because -- -- whistle blower you can see where there's a lot of smoke.
And not a lot of commitment from the White House to do what they said they were gonna do be open be transparent member that we're -- -- be tomorrow.
Transparent captain from -- news that the council the White House counsel has been a botanist.
She says that they've they've looked at this and that none and is a quote from her none of these limited communications between -- -- and mr.
-- revealed the existence of any.
Be inappropriate investigative tactics at issue in your inquiry.
Managing your inquiry.
Well on any decisions to allow guns to quote walk they're saying that they've been through all of these communicate communications.
And that there's nothing in them that they believe needs to be addressed.
Well that's why the committee that congress wants the look at these and we have issued a subpoena chairman -- is doing a fabulous job being more than patient.
It's been months and months of stonewalling we know that there are 80000 documents at the Department of Justice that deal specifically with fast and furious they've given us the last thing.
The 10% of those.
That's not the way this country operates you can't just say all what we looked -- there's nothing -- them.
When we presented them from that because we got him through -- whistle -- then the White House said all okay well we do have some documents for you.
But we got a -- -- we have 300 dead people in Mexico.
This is not an acceptable.
I think we can't just continue to allow this to -- but they half we're doing it in investigation.
Of the Department of Justice the only way we can do that is them providing the documents Harrison thank you -- -- -- thinks it's good to have you with us.
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