Published September 30, 2014 by wallacedarwin

But the idea of gun-walking in general does trace back to the previous administration.

The Justice Department’s inspector general noted that the gun-walking strategy originated in the ATF’s Phoenix office under a 2006 program named “Operation Wide Receiver.”

Operation Wide Receiver unfolded between March 2006 and December 2007 with ATF agents based in Tucson. The agents knew firearms were being purchased by straw buyers for illegal use in Mexico but did not go after the weapons. 



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