Cornyn Presses For Fast and Furious Probe in Texas

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Cornyn asked congressional colleagues this week to investigate whether the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) ran a gun-walking program in Texas, the latest in his months-long effort to put the heat on the Obama administration over the controversial Fast and Furious operation.

His request came the week after he sponsored a measure in the U.S. Senate that received rare bipartisan support: an oversight requirement that would help bar any future operations like the Arizona-based Fast and Furious. And it got some traction on Wednesday as two lawmakers investigating the program ...

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