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-- new reaction today to a historic vote holding the attorney general of the United States in contempt of congress.
Reaction that is from the family of the man who has become the public face of the botched gun running program known as operation fast and furious.
US Border Patrol agent Brian Terry was murdered by members of a Mexican drug cartel here in America.
Who were armed with guns believed to have been tied to that government operation.
Guns were placed in the hands of some very bad people down in Mexico.
Agent Terry's mother says she was shocked after more than 100 house Democrats walked out to protest the contempt vote against Eric Holder for.
Withholding documents that have been subpoenaed by congress related to the operation.
Perhaps adding insult to injury House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi -- -- pronouncing agent Terry's name in her remarks yesterday.
I think we all very very much agree that we are very sad.
And seek justice to the family.
The Border Patrol agent Brian Taylor -- scary.
Joining us now by phone is Bob higher.
He's Brian -- cousin he testified to congress and he is also the chairman of the Bryan Terry foundation.
Sir thank you very much for being here we appreciate it you know.
I mean you know.
You can you can flood somebody's name mean if you know the name well so I -- I think the speaker and the former speaker get some some forgiveness on that but.
She has been very vocal in condemning this contempt of congress vote against the attorney general saying it is a political witch hunt it is politically motivated and is.
Men really do distract him from his effort to protect voters.
In various states.
Your reactions are.
Well they can do it differently.
Brian Harris has suffered many indignities over the last eighteen months it's Pakistan.
You know they have continued to seek answers behind assailed.
What operation known as operation that -- -- just seems to be one roadblock after another.
You know yesterday's proceedings.
We can't take any pleasure from succeed.
But it didn't have to happen you know.
Our only goal is to seek justice to seek accountability.
-- seek the truth -- and that's all were.
We're hoping for.
How did you feel when you side those.
Those members of congress get up and walk out as they were voting on the contempt resolution.
Well this is salty I mean they're worried.
Democrat so that members of congress to -- Denver media chambers voted.
I -- that was the honorable thing to deal.
Do you feel that.
The contempt vote.
Is a step too far some believe that that that this is now become political.
Well there's no doubt it's become political I mean this has become a a partisan issue it it it -- -- that's part speed dignity once again to Brian's memory.
You know -- -- lot of people are forgetting here.
We've had a sexual law enforcement officer murdered and this whole purpose should be.
Accountability in answers.
And that's what's getting lost all of us.
-- play a little bit of what the attorney general said yesterday after the contempt vote and get your reaction.
Instead -- tried to correct the problems that led to a series of flawed law enforcement operations.
And instead of helping us find ways to better protect the brave law enforcement agents like agent Brian Terry who keep us safe.
They have let us to this unnecessary.
And unwarranted outcome.
holder said all along that he has sympathy for your family.
Respect for what Brian Terry dead in serving this country.
But that there is a protocol when it comes to turning over documents from the DOJ that have been subpoenaed by congress and he is going to follow.
The same protocol he believes was put in place under the bush administration and others.
Well there's a lot of Smart people Washington.
Trying to figure this shout yeah we have statement that it will -- be worked out.
But to in the meantime we're not gonna sit idle they had -- establish proprietary foundation.
And a debt ambition is to on -- Bryant.
And create a lasting legacy -- Do you believe you -- made -- your made a promise the family was both by Democrats and Republicans at the beginning of this investigation.
That that they would continue this and pursue this until they had the names of those responsible.
No matter how high.
And it went in the administration.
Do you believe that that promise has been -- felt.
Well it hasn't been distilled -- it because there are still material that needs to be produced.
You -- investigators.
From the house oversight committee.
-- machine more the united the American people began out the truth inactive until post documents are turned over.
You know there are questions each and military family has lots of collections.
And we're not going to be satisfied -- told the truth comes out.
Brian Terry your cousin was out defending this country protecting our border eighteen miles in from the Mexican side.
On the night he was killed there are still more questions unanswered answers in connection with his death we appreciate you taking the time -- to be with us today.
-- they get an honor Bryant carried dot com that's where you're you're watchers can go to learn more about consolidation.
All the best -- they can.
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