‘KISS MY ASS’: Eric Holder To Fast And Furious Critics

Uh, no thanks. However, once you’re prosecuted, found guilty, and sent to federal prison, I’m sure you’ll get your ass kissed there, among other things, once you’re in the big house.

By Eric Tucker, AP

Newly released emails show Attorney General Eric Holder said that Justice Department prosecutors who were critical of the department’s handling of the fallout of the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal could “kiss my ass.”

Operation Fast and Furious was a botched effort by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to track firearms across the Southwest border. Revelations about it created a political firestorm, leading to congressional investigations and turnover within the ATF and Justice Department.

The Justice Department selectively provided a batch of emails this week to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The Associated Press obtained the emails on Friday.

Read more: Huffington Post

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