How Many People Must Die Before It’s Not a Phony Scandal?

On December 14, 2010, Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was shot dead by a group of suspected drug cartel along the Mexican border in Peck Canyon, northwest of Nogales, Arizona. The guns used to kill Brian Terry were traced back to Operation Fast and Furious.

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Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry (1970 – 2010)

In September 2011 the Attorney General of Mexico confirmed 200 murders happened in Mexico as a direct result of Operation Fast and Furious.


In May 2012 another murder connected to Operation Fast and Furious surfaced. According to a congressional report released, Mario González Rodríguez, brother of the state attorney general of Chihuahua at the time, was also murdered by guns traced back to Operation Fast and Furious. The U.S. withheld this information from Mexican authorities for eight months.

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Mario González Rodríguez handcuffed and surrounded by masked men holding guns in a video released before his death.

In December 2012 a gun was found at the scene of a shootout between a Mexican drug cartel and soldiers where beauty queen died was part of the botched “Fast and Furious” operation.
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Maria Susana Flores Gamez was killed in the shootout.

On September 11, 2012 four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens, were killed when terrorists attacked the US consulate in Benghazi.
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The body of Ambassador Stevens was dragged from the consulate hours later.

The Obama administration lied about the attack and refused to call in reinforcements to rescue the staff. To this day no one knows where Barack Obama was hiding the night our men died.

This week Barack Obama said the GOP is focusing on phony scandals.

So the question is – How many people must die, Mr. President, before we have a legitimate scandal?

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