NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 29, 2012
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(Washington: Michael Isikoff) Exclusive interview with William Newell, the ATF agent who ran the Fast and Furious gunrunning operation meant to stem the tide of illegal guns to Mexico, presented; details given about the murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry. [NEWELL – says the notion that we intentionally let guns walk is insane; reacts to Terry’s death; criticizes the delay by the US attorney’s office in bringing charges against the gun buyers.] [Yesterday, Representative Darrell ISSA- says there is evidence they knew weapons had ended up in Mexico.] [Representative Jason CHAFFETZ- says the federal government gave the drug cartels 2000 weapons.] The Justice Department’s announcement it will not prosecute Holder noted.
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