Media Advisory: Rep. Gosar to Demand Answers from DOJ Inspector General on Operation Fast and Furious

Sep 4, 2012 Issues: Defense and National Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                          September 4, 2012

CONTACT:                                                                                Apryl Marie Fogel
                                                                                                 
                                                                        AprylMarie.Fogel@mail.house.gov

                                                          Media Advisory:

Rep. Gosar to Demand Answers from DOJ Inspector General on Operation Fast and Furious  

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar (R-AZ) will be questioning the Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz on his recently released Operation Fast and Furious report at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Thusday, September 20th.  Congressman Gosar and the Oversight team have for over a year demanded answers and accountability from U.S Attorney General Eric Holder, who was found by the House of Representatives to be in contempt of Congress. Questioning the Inspector General will provide Congress and the public with more details of this operation that cost lives and put Arizona, Mexico and the rest of the United States at risk.

“IG Report:  The Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General Examines the Failures of Operation Fast and Furious”
Thursday, September 20th
9:30 a.m. (Eastern)
2154 Rayburn House Office Building

The public will be able to watch this hearing by streaming it online at http://oversight.house.gov.

As the only member from Arizona on the committee for Oversight and Government Reform, Congressman Gosar has been a leading advocate for the victims of this operation by demanding answers and justice. Gosar is the lead sponsor of H. Res. 490, a “Resolution of No Confidence” in the Attorney General which currently has 114 cosponsors.

 

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