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Mexico / Gunwalking Story / Eban Story, Interview / Mica Interview #1025260

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) What we thought we knew about the ATF operation known as Fast and Furious in which illegal guns were allowed to go {"walk"} to drug cartels in Mexico reviewed; details given from the "Fortune" magazine story by Katherine Eban† stating the ATF never allowed illegal traffick in guns. [EBAN - says guns were not "walked" to Mexico, but rather it was taken out of context; speculates about why the Justice Department did not deny gunwalking; comments on the contempt hearings for Attorney General Eric Holder and the documents.] A statement from the Oversight Committee criticizing the "Fortune" article quoted. [EBAN - comments on the committee claims.] Other material: [HOLDER - says gunwalking happened and is un acceptable.]

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Long live bickering discussion held with Representative John Mica about the gunwalking investigation. [MICA - explains the role of the House investigation: we want the government documents relating to the issue; says the Justice Department covered up; keeps downplaying the "Fortune" article; wants Justice Department accountability.]

O'Brien, Soledad

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