Former President Barack Obama may not be in office anymore, but one of his scandals hasn’t yet been put to bed, as evidenced by a recent report from Congress.
In the report, titled “Fast and Furious: Obstruction of Congress by the Department of Justice,” the House Oversight Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee found fault with the Obama administration’s handling of the scandal that helped arm Mexican drug cartels.
In particular, the report blasted Obama and his Justice Department for “obstruction of Congress” and being less than forthcoming with the media and victims’ families about what really happened.
When Border Patrol agent Brian Terry was murdered with a “Fast and Furious” gun during a 2010 firefight with Mexican gang members and the scandal blew up in the Obama administration’s face, the Justice Department was “focused more on spin and obfuscation than getting the facts right,” the report noted.
Even when Terry’s family sought answers from Obama’s top law enforcement agency, the congressional report found that the DOJ viewed them as nothing more than a “public relations nuisance.”
The report was unforgiving in its findings that the Justice Department gave false information to Congress in order to cover up the truth of the sour operation.
What’s most concerning, however, was that…
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