Book shines light on unanswered 'Fast & Furious' questions
Botched operation or cover-up?
- Duration 3:55
- Date Apr 17, 2012
Botched operation or cover-up?
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I'm glad -- -- so far the best imperious investigation has been focused on Eric Holder and the Department of Justice but what about the other people in -- of the border like.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Neapolitan there.
For the record you were unfamiliar.
With -- operation fast and furious.
While the operation was underway that is well.
But our next guest says she believes that's -- -- and the entire Obama administration is engaged in one of the worst cover ups in American history.
-- author of the new book -- periods joins us to explain this morning to you can mornings and explosive charge.
You believe that this is a calculated scheme that goes all the way to the top to the White House why.
Absolutely look at all the evidence and an operation fast and furious and afraid of -- are now the Justice Department and -- and with.
We're sending guns in the Mexico into the hands of Mexican drug cartels now this this operation has been sold as -- as an -- an operation that spun out of control.
But you look at the evidence in the emails to actually have in the book.
It was used as a way to push more bad regulation and to blame American gunshots -- cartel violence in Mexico and the reason -- covering -- up is because they now.
If more people knew about -- and the Obama administration using humans as collateral damage to push an agenda.
That it would be fatal to his reelection campaign.
Part of the premise of the operation was OK let's sell these guns to straw buyers -- send to drug cartels and we'll track those guns and find out who's using them.
If you believe that premise but there's a problem usually know tracking devices and any of these guns right they claims there -- gonna attract these kinds of New Mexico right.
But the problem is out of Tony 500 weapons that they allowed these cartel members get their hands on.
But to tracking devices with forty hour battery -- -- them.
So -- -- claim was we're gonna attract these guns in the Mexico and really.
All they were trying to prove was guns and it from American gun -- are ending up at murder scenes in Mexico.
The Obama -- absolutely house to regulate.
-- gun shops and the violence that they're causing through their businesses in Mexico just so far with all the hearings that it happened on Capitol Hill.
Members of congress their main accusation has been that Eric Holder may have known about this before.
And not -- that he was actually behind inventing this kind -- scheme have you spoken to these members of congress.
I haven't done I interviews more -- whistleblowers on the ground here where involved and passengers and who really we're really seeing it from.
A ground level and and then being in contact with.
People in the White House people in DOJ headquarters and also Homeland Security Janet Napolitano according to my sources with absolutely and foreign about this program.
Has been under us and she hasn't talked to Eric Holder or knew about this program since she was.
-- -- is going on my sources say otherwise and self.
And we think that she was -- and meanwhile Border Patrol agent Brian Terry's dead ICG Jaime Zapata is dead.
And a lot of people are in total denial but -- the overarching theme this program was set up to get momentum back against those.
Who -- in support -- the Second Amendment to let the American people know we have no choice good as erratic control they have to be reined in Beaumont.
In my book I go back there we haven't really seen who these people are -- are these people behind operation -- and cares what -- their backgrounds.
A lot of them have ties going back to the Clinton administration.
Dennis -- US attorney for Arizona and resigned he worked as -- -- -- Thomas chief of staff.
Four years as governor he was her Homeland Security advisor.
He helped -- become an assault rifle ban legislation with Rahm Emmanuel where Rahm Emanuel serve as as Barack Obama's chief of staff from the White House so.
I really -- and see what these people's backgrounds were and Barack Obama's surround himself with a lot of people who have very anti Second Amendment sentiments because personnel is policy.
While it's an explosive book it's called fast and furious which is the name of the botched gun program Katie -- she's the author and good luck with -- thank you so much.