Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Wednesday that documents related to the failed Fast and Furious federal gun-running program that former Attorney General Eric Holder kept hidden are going to be released.
Katie Pavlich at Townhall noted Holder was voted “in civil and criminal contempt of Congress” for his actions.
Obama invoked executive privilege in June 2012 to prevent the release of the documents after the courts had said they could be publicized.
The DOJ said Wednesday the documents will be turned over to the House Oversight Committee.
“The Department of Justice under my watch is committed to transparency and the rule of law. This settlement agreement is an important step to make sure that the public finally receives all the facts related to Operation Fast and Furious,” Sessions announced.
The release is part of the settlement of a federal case that stemmed from the Obama administration’s refusal to share the information withThis post was originally published on this site