Holder Facing Questions on 'Fast & Furious'
- Duration 2:33
- Date Jun 12, 2012
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Well Jenna senator Charles Grassley today related to the attorney general in his opening statement saying DOJ was stonewalling and obstructing.
Forcing the house to pursue contempt of congress charges against the attorney general.
Here we are one year later the military families -- was waiting for answers.
There's still waiting for justice.
The FBI doesn't have the shooter in custody.
And the Justice Department is still be -- congressional subpoena for information about how all this happen.
Since last year at this time a lot has happened.
Now the latest controversy involves affidavits for wiretaps were ATF agents would lay out -- -- why they need to Tampa suspect's phone.
-- part of justice in Washington spends a week reviewing those before submitting them to a judge.
The former ATF director Ken Nelson said he read those affidavits and concluded.
Fast and furious was out of control and that is agents were indeed helping -- guns to Mexico.
Last week holder said he read the same affidavits -- disagreed saying the documents don't precisely described the tactics of gun walking today Grassley.
Sided with Nelson.
We still don't have a decent explanation why it took so long to acknowledge.
The troops now.
I've had a chance to review some of the details of those affidavits.
All I can say is that.
Was right and the attorney general -- -- Now Nelson wrote an email describing is misgivings the -- -- justice has not released that Grassley asked why holder claims the number one he's not required to give over documents in an ongoing investigation or deliberative documents used to make a decision now.
Jenna over the last eighteen months you know.
There's not a lot more that we know now.
Her know now that we did then.
And when this started.
You know it often seen that the Department of Justice.
Was only giving enough information -- they investigators required to comply with the oversight committee without turning over the store.
A waiting game if you will that ice who would eventually run out of political gas this decision to hold a contempt vote.
Shows they still have some guns if you ultimately damage and now the attorney general says he is willing to comp compromise and minutes ago the ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings has urged -- had to sit down with the deputy attorney general -- discuss these outstanding issues to four goal but contempt hearing which is now scheduled for Wednesday of next week.