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Issa Issues Subpoena to ATF re Gunrunner

Filed under: General — Patterico @ 8:19 am

From the press release:

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today announced the issuance of a subpoena to the Department of Justices’ Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) for documents related to the highly controversial “Project Gunrunner.”

“The unwillingness of this Administration – most specifically the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms – to answer questions about this deadly serious matter is deeply troubling,” said Chairman Issa.  “Allegations surrounding this program are serious and the ability of the Justice Department to conduct an impartial investigation is in question.  Congressional oversight is necessary to get the truth about what is really happening.”

Above: Patterico

Glad to see they’re not messing around.

9 Responses to “Issa Issues Subpoena to ATF re Gunrunner”

  1. I don’t know about this. I’m pretty sure the Constitution says that congressional oversight may only be invoked during Republican administrations. — Harry Reid (are we early for sockpuppet Friday?)

    JVW (029981)

  2. Articles of Impeachment comprise a living document.

    gary gulrud (790d43)

  3. Issa isn’t perfect but go Issa.

    DohBiden (984d23)

  4. DohBiden #3 – you have to admit that the Honorable Gentleman representing California’s 49th Congressional District issa mucha bettah than the clowns on the other side of the aisle … so even if he issa far from prefect, he issa doinga gooda job …

    Alasdair (e7cb73)

  5. I agree Alasdair.

    But Barack man he is between a barack and a hard place.

    DohBiden (984d23)

  6. And the Senate is led by a weak reid, indeid !

    Alasdair (e7cb73)

  7. I’am just biden my time then i will shove Bawney Fwank into a closet.

    DohBiden (984d23)

  8. It seems that the current Democrat Party is sorta a sausage party …

    They got the frank …

    They got the weiner …

    They got all sortsa brats …

    They are indeed the wurst party …

    Alasdair (e7cb73)

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