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  • House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican (right), greets Lorren Leadmon, an ATF intelligence operations specialist, before the hearing Tuesday about the fallout from "Operation Fast and Furious." At left is Carlos Canino, ATF acting attache to Mexico.

    EDITORIAL: Fast and felonious

    The "Fast and Furious" gunrunning probe is creeping closer to the Obama White House. It appears administration officials were willing to sign off on just about anything to accomplish their ends, and the result of this botched operation has has been over a hundred dead. Someone needs to be held accountable.


  • DREW ANGERER/THE WASHINGTON TIMES
UNDER OATH: On hand to testify about "Operation Fast and Furious" failings before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday are from left: Jose Wall, ATF agent; Carlos Canino, ATF attache to Mexico; Lorren Leadmon, ATF intelligence specialist; and William Newell, former ATF agent.

    ATF agents denounce rogue guns transfers

    ATF field agents working in Mexico broke ranks with their supervisors Tuesday during a rancorous five-hour House committee hearing, saying they were kept in the dark about a controversial undercover operation in which hundreds of guns ended up in the hands of Mexican drug cartels.


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