Cornyn Presses Holder on Alleged Texas Operation

Update, Nov. 8: U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, worried that Operation Fast and Furious could have affected Texas, pressed U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday about the scope of the program.

The exchange came at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing where Holder faced questions from lawmakers about when he became aware of Fast and Furious, and who in the Justice Department was accountable for the operation’s problems.

In opening remarks, Holder denounced the tactic of gun-walking as “unacceptable” and said Fast and Furious “should never have happened, and it must never happen again.”

He pushed back, however ...

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