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  • "Anyone who knew about gunwalking in any case also knew that the department's initial letter to me was false," he said. "The attorney general said the letter was based on the best information available at the time, but senior officials at headquarters, like Breuer and Weinstein, knew better."

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  • "Anyone who knew about gun-walking in any case also knew that the department's initial letter to me was false," he said. "The attorney general said the letter was based on the best information available at the time. But senior officials at headquarters, like Breuer and Weinstein, knew better."

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