Thursday, December 1, 2011

Inhofe: Holder Should Resign

From Newsmax ~ Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Inhofe is demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder resign over Operation Fast and Furious, insisting that Holder must have been aware of the controversial federal gunrunning sting that backfired in deadly fashion.

“You can’t tell me that if his deputy attorney general, his deputy chief of staff, his assistant attorney general — that they were all aware of this and that he was not,” Inhofe said during an interview with the
Daily Caller on Wednesday. “Something as high-profile as this operation, he would’ve known about it, and so he’d have to be lying.”

Inhofe is the second Republican senator this week to call for Holder to resign over Fast and Furious, part of a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms program that allowed more than 2,000 guns to be bought in the United States and trafficked into Mexico with the hope of catching cartel leaders.

The program was halted in 2010 when one of the guns was used to kill U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry. Another gun was used to kill immigration officer Jaime Zapata, and additional weapons have been used in several other crimes.

Republican Sen. Inhofe: Holder Must Resign Over Fast and Furious.

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