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Feb232012

Did ATF deceive other feds in planning Fast and Furious?

During the planning stages, did the  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives mislead another federal agency about the intent of Operation Fast and Furious and putting guns in the hands of a Mexican drug cartel?

After wrapping up his own review, U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Austin, seems to be voicing concern that there may have been deception. He is asking the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General to probe what was happening behind the scenes.

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul

McCaul, chairman of the Homeland Security Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee, spoke on related matters Tuesday night at Rice University’s Baker Institute, not long after he signed a letter to the DHS inspector general requesting an investigation be launched.

The letter asks:

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