New documents have emerged with details on Operation Fast and Furious that show officials sent Attorney General Eric Holder several briefings on the federal gunrunning debacle, and almost a full year before he first testified to Congress on his supposed ignorance of the program last May.
The memos obtained by CBS News show that officials sent a series of high-level, internal DOJ memos to Holder about Fast and Furious starting in July 2010. Holder previously testified under oath before Congress in May 2011 that he had only learned about Operation Fast and Furious “over the last few weeks:”
CBS has one memo dated July 5, 2010. Here’s an excerpt:
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