Fast and Furious report: Officials resign, Cummings politicizes

Fast and Furious report: Officials resign, Cummings politicizes

http://twitter.com/#!/KatiePavlich/status/248482637394612224

After months of waiting, the Inspector General’s report on the Obama administration’s deadly Operation Fast and Furious was released earlier this afternoon. Some key points from the 471 page report:

REU: US JUSTICE DEPT WATCHDOG RELEASES 471-PAGE REPORT ON BOTCHED 'FAST AND FURIOUS' GUN PROBE AFTER 19-MONTH REVIEW

— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) September 19, 2012

REU: 'FAST AND FURIOUS' REPORT REFERS 14 US OFFICIALS, INCLUDING SENIOR OFFICIAL LANNY BREUER, FOR POSSIBLE DISCIPLINE

— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) September 19, 2012

REU: WATCHDOG REPORT FINDS 'NO EVIDENCE' THAT TOP US LEGAL OFFICIAL ERIC HOLDER KNEW OF FLAWS IN 'FAST AND FURIOUS' PROBE

— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) September 19, 2012

ShockerNot: DOJ IG report keeps Holder's hands clean in #fastandfurious

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 19, 2012

#fastandfurious: OIG report says it was unethical for ATF to use gun dealers the way they did

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 19, 2012

"No evidence Eric Holder knew of the flaws" –#fastandfurious OIG report, then why the executive privilege?

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 19, 2012

REMEMBER: DOJ Inspector General before Horowitz took over in March, Cynthia Schnedar, worked for/is friends with Holder #fastandfurious

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 19, 2012

REMEMBER: Holder and other officials were able to see/comment/and possibly edit IG report before it was released #fastandfurious

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 19, 2012

Resignations roll in as underlings take the fall to protect the corrupt and dangerously incompetent Attorney General Holder.

Jason Weinstein has resigned as a result of #FastandFurious report — PROVES DOJ IN WASHINGTON KNEW OF/APPROVED OPERATION.

— Matthew Boyle (@mboyle1) September 19, 2012

Resignations begin to roll in @TheJusticeDept as IG report confirms disregard for public safety in #FastandFurious http://t.co/Go9sWTbg

— Blake Farenthold (@farenthold) September 19, 2012

Obama Scandal News: Report Released on Fast and Furious, DOJ Official Resigns http://t.co/cg3eAxys

— JWF (@JammieWF) September 19, 2012

Ken Melson, former ATF chief, retires today amid sharp criticism in Fast and Furious Report. Jason Weinstein, at DOJ, resigned last night.

— Andrew Cohen (@JustADCohen) September 19, 2012

Top @TheJusticeDept official resigns after release of #FastAndFurious report STORY: http://t.co/nuczqPtx

— Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) September 19, 2012

Rep. Issa released a statement:

.@TheJusticeDept watchdog confirms our findings of a near total disregard for public safety in #FastAndFurious: http://t.co/l5zgTB7g

— Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) September 19, 2012

And took to Twitter to give further statements.

Contrary to AG #Holder, @Thejusticedept watchdog found top officials in DC had red flag info on #FastAndFurious: http://t.co/l5zgTB7g

— Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) September 19, 2012

.@TheJusticeDept watchdog report faults AG #Holder's inner circle for their conduct regarding #FastAndFurious: http://t.co/l5zgTB7g

— Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) September 19, 2012

Remember: #Holder has known about this for 1.5 years+ yet has refused to hold anyone accountable: http://t.co/l5zgTB7g #fastandfurious

— Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) September 19, 2012

President @BarackObama: will you step in to deliver the #FastAndFurious accountability AG #Holder won't or can't? http://t.co/l5zgTB7g

— Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) September 19, 2012

And Rep. Cummings, ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, grossly blamed Bush, natch, and the GOP.

BREAKING: Cummings Issues Statement on DOJ IG Report on Gunwalking http://t.co/GGHmBaSV #FastAndFurious

— House OversightDems (@OversightDems) September 19, 2012

Cummings: "The IG's comprehensive report debunks many of the extreme allegations made by Republicans.." #FastAndFurious http://t.co/GGHmBaSV

— House OversightDems (@OversightDems) September 19, 2012

Cummings: IG report confirms "that neither the AG nor senior DOJ officials authorized or approved of gunwalking in #FastandFurious"

— House OversightDems (@OversightDems) September 19, 2012

Cummings: IG report confirms that gunwalking started under the Bush Administration in 2006 #FastAndFurious

— House OversightDems (@OversightDems) September 19, 2012

Bush! Drink!

Cummings: IG report confirms that ATF agents in Phx & U.S. Attorney’s Ofc in AZ share responsibility for misguided operations spanning 5 yrs

— House OversightDems (@OversightDems) September 19, 2012

Cummings on #FastandFurious: I hope this report provides the Terry family with much-needed answers and that Congress can now turn the page

— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) September 19, 2012

Disgusting. But not surprising; he played fast and disgusting all through the hearings. See here, here and here.

@OversightDems-I've watched your actions during the F&F hearings and find your obstructionism and party politics deplorable.

— LoneStar (@Lonestar357) September 19, 2012

Bingo. Twitchy will continue to monitor this story and update as developments occur.

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