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Rep. Chaffetz Subpoenas ATF Agents Involved in Obama’s Fast and Furious Op

Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz subpoenaed two agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to appear before his committee in connection with the Obama Administration’s gun-running program, Fast and Furious. Firearms from the former president’s scheme were allegedly involved in the 2011 murder of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent Jaime Zapata in Mexico.

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18 Major Scandals in Obama’s ‘Scandal-Free’ Presidency

President Obama and his mouthpieces have embarked on a bizarre scheme to hypnotize America into forgetting the many scandals of his presidency. They seem to think that intoning “this administration hasn’t had a scandal” over and over again will make history disappear. It’s the lamest Jedi Mind Trick ever, and is being pushed on people who know Star Wars is just a movie.

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‘Legacy’: 10 Ways Barack Obama Broke the American System

What broke it? Both parties acquiesced in bank liberalization, in open-borders immigration, and in Wall Street bailouts. But the most acute challenge was Barack Obama’s direct attack on the constitutional framework itself. Obama sought to transform America, and believed that the ends would justify the means.

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Rush Limbaugh: Obama’s Fast and Furious Justified Fears that the Feds Were Coming for Guns

During the October 24 airing of the Rush Limbaugh Show, Limbaugh played a clip of President Obama mocking those who feared he would come for guns during the past 7 years. Limbaugh then countered Obama by pointing out that Operation Fast and Furious was, in fact, a focused attempt to make Americans clamor for Obama to come after certain types of weapons via stringent gun control.

Wikileaks: ‘Has That Gotten Any Press?’ Clinton Asked After Fast and Furious Killing of ICE Agent

“Has that gotten any press?” was then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s one-line response to an email notifying her that the gun used to kill Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent Jamie Zapata in February 2011 was tied to the Fast and Furious scandal.

An email message that is part of the leaked WikiLeaks emails was sent from Jacob Sullivan to Secretary Clinton on March 1, 2011, just two weeks after Agent Zapata was murdered in Mexico. Sullivan, who then served as Director of Policy Planning at Clinton’s State Department, had forwarded a message from Clinton Advisor Daniel Kurtz-Phelan. The subject line of the unclassified message was “American guns killing American agents.”

Two Illegal Aliens Found Guilty of Murdering Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

After hours of deliberation, jurors found two illegal aliens guilty on all counts in connection with the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. The guilty verdict confirms that Ivan Soto Barraza and Jesus Leonel Sanchez Mesa, two men who had entered the country illegally as part of a crew of gunmen bent on robbing drug cartel smugglers, killed Terry during a shootout.

Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

Jurors Begin Deliberation in Brian Terry’s Murder Trial

Twelve men and women have been tasked with deciding if two men are guilty of murdering U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry during a fierce firefight. After days of testimony and evidence, both prosecutors and defendants made their closing arguments and turned the case over to jurors who will decide if Ivan Soto Barraza and Jesus Leonel Sanchez Mesa are guilty.

Justice Has Been Slow for Family of Slain Border Patrol Agent

The trial of the two men accused of murdering U.S. Border Patrol Brian Terry has been a long time coming. During the nearly five years since his murder, Terry’s family has been forced to endure unimaginable frustration, pain and other indignities from the federal government he swore an oath to serve and protect.