Almost daily I read comments regarding the Border Patrol by those who profess knowledge but whose inaccuracies are taken as truths by readers.
A former Customs and Border Protection officer convicted on charges that he let marijuana be smuggled from Mexico into southeastern Arizona should be sentenced to 19 years in prison, prosecutors say.
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Dallas Morning News:
WASHINGTON — Four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen, the Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama.
The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:
To stop leaks the White House recently created a plumbers unit and in the name of in the name of national security called G. Gordon Liddy out of retirement to serve as a special counsel to the President. Liddy said, "I'm happy to be back at work doing what I love.I feel like a kid again!"
WASHINGTON — A bid by Senate Democrats on Wednesday for fast confirmation of John Brennan’s nomination to be CIA director hit a snag after a small group of Republican senators and a lone Democrat engaged in a lengthy discussion over the legality of potential drone strikes on U.S. soil.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House committee demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder produce records about the botched law enforcement probe of gun-trafficking called Operation Fast and Furious.
Attorney General Eric Holder knew nothing about operations Wide Receiver and Fast and Furious until after investigations ended, says the Justice Department's inspector general in a report released Wednesday. Other federal officials, however, were called negligent.
U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed on Dec. 14, 2010, near the Arizona-Mexico border.
Bill Newell, special agent in charge of the Phoenix ATF, is accused of misleading higher-ups.
Federal agents and prosecutors in Arizona put the public at risk in their zeal to build big gunrunning cases in Tucson and Phoenix, a new Justice Department report says.
A U.S. Border Patrol truck blocks the road near where Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in an overnight shootout in December 2010 west of Rio Rico.
Inspector General Michael Horowitz referred over a dozen people for possible disciplinary action for their roles in Operation Fast and Furious. A report on the operation released today did not criticize Attorney General Eric Holder.
WASHINGTON — More than a dozen survivors and family members from the 2011 Tucson shooting rampage have outlined for Attorney General Eric Holder their campaign to stem gun violence.
WASHINGTON — The Republican-run House has asked a federal court to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General Eric Holder. The subpoena demands that Holder produce records related to a bungled gun-tracking operation known as Operation Fast and Furious.
TUCSON. (AP) -- Las autoridades divulgaron el lunes las identidades de cuatro hombres acusados de participar en la muerte a tiros de un agente de la Patrulla Fronteriza estadounidense hace 18 meses, una revelación inusual relacionada con la fallida investigación de contrabando de armas de Es…
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department declared Friday that Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to withhold information about a bungled gun-tracking operation from Congress does not constitute a crime and he won’t be prosecuted for contempt of Congress.
Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday became the first Cabinet member held in contempt of Congress, a rebuke pushed by Republicans seeking to unearth the facts behind a bungled gun-tracking operation and dismissed by most Democrats as a political stunt.