The pressure for Obama’s Department of Justice to come clean on its part in the murderous program to arm Mexican narco-terrorists is mounting as another GOP lawmaker demands answers.

Representative Lamar Smith (R, Texas) who is the ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee has sent a letter to Attny. Gen. Eric Holder demanding more information on the part the DOJ had in the failed program to track guns in Mexico.

Smith warned Holder that recent personnel changes would not paper over or hide its culpability in the program variously known as Gunwalker or Operation Fast And Furious. Smith told Holder that he can’t “pin this scandal on a few individuals and expect it to be forgotten.”

“Fast and Furious was a result of systemic problems at the ATF. Congressional interest will continue until we fully understand who authorized the failed program,” the Texan said.

According to the Fox News report, National Rifle Association President Wayne LaPierre also chimed in on the growing scandal.

“This is the biggest cover-up since Watergate, and it’s time to ask the Watergate question. Who authorized Fast and Furious, and how high up does it go?” LaPierre asked during a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando.

To show how badly Obama’s DOJ is stonewalling the various congressional investigations, after months of requests for documents and information the DOJ has supplied only 12 pages of what has been requested. If that isn’t stonewalling, what is?

Fox News reports that this scandal is reaching far more agencies than previously reported, too.

A document obtained Friday by Foxnews shows the following agencies all had some hand in Operation Fast and Furious: ATF, IRS, DEA, ICE, the U.S. Marshall’s Service, Phoenix police and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

As the scandal grows and as the investigations delve deeper, this mess may begin breaking heavy just ahead of the 2012 elections. If the GOP were smart it would press Obama on this murderous program.

More as news develops.
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