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US-Mexico / Gunrunning Operation / Chaffetz Interview #1027886

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A report that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms {ATF} failed to do their jobs in the "Operation Fast and Furious" gunrunning operation that led to the death of Border Patrol agent Brain Terry in 2010 from one of the guns "walked" into Mexico to the cartels introduced; report critical of the ATF tactics and e-mails quoted. [Recently, Terry cousin Robert HEYER†- says "Operation Fast and Furious" was a public safety concern.] The Justice Department response to the critical report noted, [In live interview, Representative Jason CHAFFETZ - says there was lack of communication between ATF and other government agencies; states we are here to prevent another such operation; comments on the Justice Department critical response to the report and defends chairman Representative Darrell Issa; criticizes the Justice Department for a flawed program.]
Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:08:50

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