On May 3rd, 2011, Obama Attorney General Eric Holder testified UNDER OATH that he only just learned of the failed and deadly Fast and Furious operation that led to the death of a U.S. Border Agent and numerous civilians in Mexico.
CBS News is now reporting on a just-released document that confirms Attorney General Holder was sent a briefing on the operation as far back as July 2010. Holder is now stating he did not fully understand the question put before him by the Congressional committee – saying he knew about Operation Fast and Furious but did not at that time know all the details.
The briefing though clearly contradicts Attorney General Holder’s newly revised position – as well as making a very strong case that he knowingly lied under oath. Here is a portion of that memo sent to Eric Holder, which was given the very interesting title of “Media Exploitation Support…”:
Could this be the memo spoken of so recently by our D.C. Insider? Here is a direct quote from our most recent Insider update last week:
Been told there is a memo, or was a memo, tying Fast and Furious directly to some kind of proposed gun control legislation or plan. Not certain how developed it was. Something that was pending . The memo is a direct link between the program and the gun control issue. An entire coordinated effort that required people to be killed. It is being talked about, but I have not seen it or spoken with anyone who has. So who knows? If it does exist and if Issa or someone comparable to him has it, then it implicates the administration at an entirely new level of corruption here.
UPDATE: Memo from Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer to Attorney General Eric Holder dated November, 2010 clearly discusses Fast and Furious operation – further proof that Eric Holder lied under oath to Congress during his May 3rd, 2011 testimony: