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New developments in the deadly fast and furious operation showing it could have all been prevented.
The government's failed gun running operation led to the death of border region Brian Terry back in 2010.
William margin -- back on this story again for us today he's live in Los Angeles William.
We'll build this is about who knew what when now remembered the -- -- was a joint task force fit.
App called back -- firearms as well as immigration and customs enforcement.
In fact ice actually had an agent on that task force he got a copy of every report that was generated and there were hundreds he knew exactly what was happening.
In -- -- and participated in the surveillance and according to this government report.
He knew what was wrong his boss is an Arizona knew was wrong.
And I'm quoting they never read his reports.
And they never told Washington only following the death of Brian Terry.
Did Arizona civil -- right in the email.
Quote and this is exactly what I said would have happened.
When you let this many guns walk.
Now the report also concludes that neither John Morton had advice nor Homeland Security secretary Janet -- the -- out.
Knew about fast and furious until the death of Brian Terry.
The report said this ice agent did that help traffic guns to Mexico he knew what was wrong it violated policy he reported.
But no one listened.
Some of these weapons in the -- were actually stopped.
What -- reporting on that now.
We know there were several incidents and we reported on many of them once in Douglas Arizona Border Patrol stopped the -- they called it and they said let those guns go a second incident and I said a small border crossing in Arizona.
Found guns in the back of a car he was told to back off.
A third time agents stopped a ringleader with a trunk full of guns -- checkpoint there's a confrontation with ATF and ultimately again that the suspect who's now under indictment was released.
This report concludes that ATF in the US attorney's office bill.
Always stepped in and over Rhode immigration and customs enforcement's.
And after looking at 6000 emails again and -- Polycom -- did not know about it even though they US attorney in Arizona he let this investigation.
It when she was with him a few days after -- -- died.
They never told her about this investigation that they knew what was happening that guns are crossing the border they knew it was wrong he said it was scary never told.
It's just it's -- William margin us on that story again from Los Angeles.
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