Gunrunner: Eric Holder digs in his heels
There are only two possible scenarios regarding Eric Holder when it comes to the deadly Fast and Furious scandal; either he was grossly incompetent and negligent or he authorized the operation and was duplicitous in the death of at least 200 Mexicans and two Americans. Eric Holder has weighed these two options and has decided that is is better for him if he were to be considered grossly incompetent.
When he testified before the Congress under oath Eric Holder stated that he had only learned of the scandal after it became a scandal but recently released White House emails show that Eric Holder was receiving weekly update on the operation. This news has lead to increased calls by Republicans in the Congress for Eric Holder to resign, and the heat has been turned up on the embattled head of the “Justice” Department.
Eric Holder is digging in his heels and is denying that he misled the Congress and has no intention of resigning, claiming that this is nothing but “political posturing” by those Republicans who seek justice in this case.
My testimony was truthful and accurate and I have been consistent on this point throughout. I have no recollection of knowing about Fast and Furious or of hearing its name prior to the public controversy about it,” Holder said in a five-page letter sent to Congress Friday afternoon. “Prior to early 2011, I certainly never knew about the tactics employed in the operation