Holder Claims Emails Using Words ‘Fast and Furious’ Don’t Refer to Operation Fast and Furious

By Matt Cover June 7, 2012      

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Attorney General Eric Holder. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

(CNSNews.com) – Attorney General Eric Holder claimed during congressional testimony today that internal Justice Department emails that use the phrase “Fast and Furious” do not refer to the controversial gun-walking operation Fast and Furious.

Under questioning from Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), who read excerpts of the emails at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Justice Department oversight, Holder claimed that the phrase “Fast and Furious” did not refer to Fast and Furious but instead referred to another gun-walking operation known as “Wide Receiver.” Read More…

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