New Docs: DOJ DID Know About Fast and Furious, And an Argument for More Gun Control

-By Warner Todd Huston

On Monday a new dump of documents from the Department of Justice revealed that a DOJ official named Lanny Breuer knew about Fast and Furious long before Eric Holder says anyone in his office was aware of the operation that armed Mexican narco-terrorists and has been responsible for the murders of at least two U.S. law enforcement agents.

Lanny Breuer, the head of the Justice Department’s criminal division, is quoted as expressing “regret” that he didn’t tell others–including his boss, Attorney General Eric Holder–about troubling similarities between the Obama administration’s “Operation Fast and Furious” and an earlier gun-walking operation called “Wide Receiver,” which was launched during the Bush administration.

Breuer claimed to Politico that he did not alert his bosses about what he knew and regrets that he didn’t…

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