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There are new questions in the fast and furious matter after a deadline came and went for the attorney general Eric Holder that could have held him in contempt.
-- way -- -- today because last -- radio voice different set of Georgia the following.
What has become of a house committee's deadline of may 31.
For the attorney general's cooperation into the investigation of fast and furious.
Little background you remember the operation run by the ATF.
Allowed guns purchased in the US to be smuggled into Mexico and hopes of tracking the weapons -- drug cartels instead.
Hundreds of guns vanished at least one found in 2010 were American Border Patrol agent Brian Terry was shot to death.
So what about that deadline congressman Jason chief it's of -- one.
Charge against Eric Holder -- good morning to you back in your home state if you -- Salt Lake City.
What happened to the deadline.
Well in an abundance of caution speaker Boehner Eric Cantor.
Asking them to answer some very basic questions.
That's been nearly a month and I think the speaker is probably going to be sufficiently embarrassed by the fact that.
They the attorney generals also blown him off as they have the subpoena that was issued in October and a I find it totally.
An embarrassment I find it totally wrong.
That the attorney general would just ignore subpoena he can't do that this country get away with itself goes so well -- and now it is -- -- new deadlines.
Well the attorney general's coming before the house judiciary.
I committee on Thursday our chairman Darrell -- another five of -- on the up oversight and Government Reform Committee also be a judiciary and we got some more questions for the attorney general are so what happens now that you.
You have more questions may be he listens maybe responds maybe it does it.
There is this thing dying slowly.
Now it's not gonna go away the attorney general.
Has to answer these questions -- river -- this said Brian Terry was killed in December of 2010.
And who is in march of 2011 that President Obama promised in an interview on Univision.
That he we get to the bottom of this that there repeat the people held accountable and the attorney general has not held anybody accountable the senior level of management what we wanna know from attorney general holder is.
What that they know what that they do about who have this information.
And why do they continue to totally ignored here you are all this time down the road you're not getting the answers you want we brought you on television many times to talk to congress and I got many times.
And often we've heard the same thing.
Now I mean is well he is now the time for you folks to put up or shut up.
Well I think so I think that time has come and gone but -- our leadership.
In an abundance of caution bending over backwards given the attorney general and the White House all the time that they need in order to comply with this.
That's the delay and I I don't like it but that's where leadership is taken if that's the direction that we're going in.
And Thursday ethical provide some some more information hopefully the attorney general will start to be counted are counting since it quickly here -- wait on that but but also when it went when you consider this the former attorney general Alberto Gonzales waited too.
I guess what.
-- over could do he could comply partially.
And and that would perhaps benefit further delay do you see that happening.
Well I think they're stonewalled us I think they're trying to slow this thing all the way through November remember when the Secret Service at a scandal -- immediately started firing people when we had the scandal at the GSA Martha Johnson ahead of that agency she stepped down what we had -- this scandal that we uncovered there at the end Nuclear Regulatory Commission he eventually stepped down.
This we've got it dead Border Patrol agent where is the outrage on all both sides of the I'll this is totally unacceptable bill and there are few illustrate dowdy chairman -- others that have been just.
Furious about what happened with -- -- -- but boy we need some more people sit up and up on both sides the alcohol these guys accountable and better Gonzalo.
Says the congress has the right in the obligation clearly used in your corner but -- -- as much of a surprise to you.
I thank you for coming -- we'll pick it up again later in the week Jason -- is with us out of Salt Lake thanks to our viewers foxnews.com.
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