Jeff Knox laid it out this way:
"There are actually four separate but connected accusations against ATF officials:
First, that they intentionally arranged to have hundreds of firearms "walked" across the U.S. border into Mexico.
Second, that they instructed U.S. gun dealers to proceed with questionable and illegal sales of firearms to suspected gunrunners.
Third, that they intentionally withheld information about U.S.-sanctioned gun smuggling from the Mexican government.
Fourth, that one of the guns ATF allowed or helped to be smuggled into Mexico was involved in the death of Agent Terry."
I would a fifth: that ATF, FBI, DHS and DOJ officials are covering up the true circumstances of Project Gunwalker, the decision not to inform the Mexicans, and the death of Brian Terry by threatening whistleblowers and others to remain silent "or else."
Saturday, February 5, 2011
The Project Gunwalker Scandal in a nutshell.
I was asked by Larry Pratt this morning to sum up what I thought the Project Gunwalker scandal consisted of. I answered --