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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.
Carlos Canino, ATF acting attaché to Mexico, is seen during a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on the Justice Department's "Fast and Furious" firearms trafficking investigation on Capitol Hill on July 26, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)
Darren Gil, former ATF attaché to Mexico, is seen during a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on the Justice Department's "Fast and Furious" firearms trafficking investigation on Capitol Hill on July 26, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)
From left, Jose Wall, ATF Senior Special Agent, Carlos Canino, ATF Acting Attach to Mexico, Lorren Leadmon, ATF Intelligence Operations Specialist, William Newell, Former ATF Special Agent in Charge, and William McMahon, ATF Deputy Assistant Director for Field Operations, are sworn in during a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing looking into the Justice Department's firearms trafficking investigation, Operation Fast and Furious, on Capitol Hill Washington, D.C., Tuesday, July 26, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)
A vehicle drives along the U.S.-Mexico border fence near Yuma, Ariz., as seen from San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico. Arizona launched a website Wednesday to accept donations to pay for fencing along the Mexico border. (Associated Press)
Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican (seen here) and Sen. Charles E. Grassley, Iowa Republican, have concerns about an ATF program that allowed weapons bought in U.S. to be taken across the border to drug smugglers in Mexico. (Associated Press)
From left, Sr. Airman Deborah Vives, USAF, originally from Mexico, U.S. Army Sgt. Kelvin Magana, originally from El Salvador, and U.S. Navy sailor Hanlin Edwin, originally from Micronesia, take their oaths of citizenship on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Twenty people from 12 different countries become naturalized American citizens during the ceremony. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Mexican army soldiers guard the perimeter around the regional Attorney General's office after the early morning arrest of former Tijuana Mayor Jorge Hank Rohn in the city of Tijuana, Mexico, Saturday June 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Francisco Vega)
'ALLIGATORS IN THE MOAT': Security personnel scan the horizon as President Obama greets well-wishers after stepping off Air Force One at Biggs Army Airfield in El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday as he arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border to speak about immigration reform. (Associated Press)
A Mexican flag flutters in the distance Tuesday as the motorcade of President Obama heads toward the Bridge of America Cargo Facility in El Paso, Texas, during his visit to the U.S.-Mexico border to speak about immigration reform. Mexico also had a giant flag at the border to remind Americans of the country's sovereignty. (Associated Press)
A Mexican flag is seen as the motorcade of President Barack Obama travels towards the Bridge of America Cargo Facility in El Paso, Texas, Tuesday, May 10, 2011, during his visit to the U.S.-Mexico border to speak about immigration reform. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Obama boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Washington's Maryland suburbs on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, as he travels to the U.S.-Mexico border at El Paso, Texas, to speak about immigration reform. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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Retired Army Gen. Carlos Bibiano Villa Castillo waits to be sworn in April 4 as the top cop of Quintana Roo state on Mexico's Caribbean coast. He is a grand-nephew of the revolutionary leader Pancho Villa.