The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms
I first got to know Representative Darrell Issa (R-California) — who announced his retirement Wednesday — when I was a new freelancer at PJMedia and was working on stories about the idiotic “Stimulus Act” signage on highways.
I quickly realized that Issa wasn’t just another pol. He was a bulldog when demanding answers and not afraid of anyone.
A few months later, I started to get whiffs of something called “Operation Fast and Furious.”
I had begun investigating but was not quite ready to publish when Sharyl Attkisson — at the time a reporter for CBS News — blew the story wide open.
Shortly after that, Issa – then Chairman of the powerful House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform – began to demand answers about what was, at the time, called “Gunwalker.”
In Operation Fast and Furious, the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives allowedpost was originally published on this site