Originally Posted by RaiderH8r
But there is also an implicit understanding that their own government won't be arming said dangerous thugs. Once the DOJ breaks that trust all bets are off.
...During a news conference, FBI Special Agent in Charge James Turgal and other officials refused to discuss the shooting circumstances or whether guns and other evidence had been recovered. Turgal admonished one reporter for asking if investigators were looking at possible involvement of firearms from Fast and Furious. Officials spoke in somber tones that at times seemed to teeter on anger as they said the death of Ivie strengthened their determination to secure the border. They said they were working with Mexican law enforcement to solve the crime.
Politicians responded to Ivie's death with a flurry of news releases expressing sadness for the family and frustration with border violence.
"Arizonans and Americans will grieve, and they should," said Gov. Jan Brewer. "But this ought not only be a day of tears. There should be anger, too. Righteous anger -- at the kind of evil that causes sorrow this deep, and at the federal failure and political stalemate that has left our border unsecured."
"This is another tragic reminder of the violence along our southern border," said Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., in whose district the shooting occurred. "My deepest prayers are with the family."
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