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June 28, 2011

Leahy Extorts Three Obama Nominees For Payment For Doing His Job; ATF Head Melson Will Testify

The good news: He'll testify.

The bad news: Leahy is agreeing that he should testify (after extorting a political concession from Charles Grassley), so Leahy probably thinks it's already been fixed.

We'll see.

Don't get your hopes up too high because Leahy wouldn't agree to this if it was going to wipe out Eric Holder.

But...

As head of the agency that conducted the controversial sting, Melson has faced calls for his resignation. But in private conversations with congressional investigators in recent days, Melson has indicated he does not believe he did anything wrong because he carried out his bosses’ wishes and is eager to testify to describe the full picture, according to sources familiar with those conversations.

Bob Owens games out various outcomes of the testimony.

Of course eyes will be drawn to Scenario 3...

3. Breuer isn’t the highest link in the chain: Melson implicates Attorney General Eric Holder.

Chairman Issa states that AG Holder “absolutely” knew about Gunwalker earlier than he testified that he did, and if Issa has the evidence to prove that the attorney general is part of a cover-up, then there is every reason to suspect Holder will be forced to resign, or will face impeachment.

This is a far more likely scenario than many think.

Well, we'll see. Pat Leahy is many things, but he's not stupid.

Tell a lie, he is stupid. Okay, so he's stupid. But he probably has people who aren't stupid telling him what to do.

BTW: The ATF Fired the Whistleblower Here. Sure that's a coincidence.

The Obama Administration would never fire a whistleblower, because that's illegal.


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