June 22, 2012
On March 23, 2011, Obama lied to the American people
about Operation Fast and Furious. He said that neither he nor Attorney
General Holder authorized the effort to arm the drug cartels in Mexico.
Several weeks later, on May 3, Holder lied to Congress.
He said he did not know who approved Fast and Furious. He also lied
when he said he “probably heard about Fast and Furious for the first
time over the last few weeks.”
In fact, as the video below proves, the Obama administration and the
Department of Justice were deeply involved in the operation from the
During a news conference in March of 2009, Holder’s underling, Deputy
Attorney General David Ogden said Obama ordered and Holder expanded
“Project Gunrunner” in Mexico as part of the Department of Justice’s
Southwest Border Initiative. The project began in 2005 under Bush. Fast
and Furious became operational under Project Gunrunner in 2009. (WATCH VIDEO)