Brian Terry being forgotten in Fast & Furious fallout?
Lawmakers losing focus?
- Duration 3:32
- Date Jun 30, 2012
Lawmakers losing focus?
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One day after the historic vote to hold attorney general Eric Holder in contempt lawyers for the Justice Department say they will not prosecute him.
DOJ officials claim it's not a crime for the AG to withhold documents that could provide answers to how border agent.
Brian Terry lost his life fracture is cousin Robert hired joins us this.
Hey good morning what do you make of the decision by the DOJ attorneys not to prosecutor called -- Well what we -- it's been eighteen months since Brian was murdered in we've been searching for answers to explain why operation fast and furious was allowed to occur.
And it's been one disappointment after another.
And it it just seems another road block has been sacked.
All we're looking for is the truth we're looking for the facts.
And we're looking for justice.
As you know -- it did vote there were a group of Democrats who walked out of the chamber.
They were protesting.
This -- let us play a clip of what happened on bill O Reilly's show on this topic.
What this is all about is the Democratic Party walking -- So I download.
We appear to have lost that audio -- you want to get your response to the fact that -- Democrats walked out.
Well it was insulting it was another indignity because you know everybody likes.
Politicians like to -- Bryant's name.
The hero that he was when it's to their benefit.
But what they have the chance.
To remain in chambers.
Can't make the -- -- have the courage to vote one way or the other only seventeen Democrat lawmakers.
Chose to do -- -- very disappointing.
I know the Brian Terry's family or perhaps you can reinforce this they feel.
A little betrayed by their democratic congressman John -- from Michigan.
What he has said.
He doesn't think that the contempt -- vote is necessary to get more information to get to the bottom of this.
He thinks -- more thorough congressional investigations.
Could actually do more have Eric Holder answer more questions in public.
Has that the public IB trained on him so that you -- get answers what do you think of that.
He's got good intentions but I think is a little -- formed in this deserve.
Is stymied right now from what I understand.
The answers are coming how are we supposed to get more answers if the investigation can't go forward.
We need the facts we need to know who is responsible for fast and furious.
And have people held accountable.
What do you want to see happen next.
Well obviously won't we want to make sure that an operation like fast and furious is never.
Allowed to happen again.
We also want to make sure that we don't have any more Border Patrol agents killed in the line of duty like Brian what's that night.
We're looking to educate the American public we're looking to honor Brian's memory and that's why we establish the Bryan Terry foundation.
In all of your or your audience I encourage them to go to honor Brian Terry dot com.
And -- -- never -- petition.
Honor Brian Terry dot com we will connect out on our website as well Robert higher thanks so much for coming in this morning.