Rep. Issa sends Obama 'scathing' letter

Yesterday, Representative Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, sent a letter to President Obama criticizing the decision of the White House to assert executive privilege in the Fast and Furious case.

“This is one of the most scathing letters. It's cut and dry. Very clear. Very professional. Just clear,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “And if it was any other President other than this one, this would be the lead story on every broadcast all over America and possibly the world.”

In the letter, Rep. Issa details comments made by the President that claim he had no knowledge of Operation Fast and Furious. If that is actually the case, executive order would not be applicable to this case:

For the past sixteen months, Senator Grassley and I have been investigating Operation Fast and Furious. In response to a question about the operation during an interview with Univision on March 22, 2011, you stated that, “Well first of all, I did not authorize it. Eric Holder, the Attorney General, did not authorize it.” You also stated that you were “absolutely not” informed about Operation Fast and Furious. Later in the interview, you said that “there may be a situation here in which a serious mistake was made and if that’s the case then we’ll find out and we’ll hold somebody accountable.

From the earlier stages of the investigation, the White House has maintained that no White House personnel knew anything about Operation Fast and Furious. Your assertion of executive privilege, however, renews questions about White House involvement.

“This whole thing is so well written, and so very clear,” Glenn said. After reading the letter Glenn said that you can come to one of two conclusions: (1) the President and his senior advisors were involved, and this investigation is correct, or (2) the President wasn’t involved directly, but is knowingly trying to cover something up and change the Constitution in the process.

“Which is it,” Glenn asked.

On the heels of this letter there is also a new poll from The Hill that finds likely voters disapprove of the President’s handling of the Fast and Furious by a near two to one margin. Included in that number are 28 percent of self-identified Democrats who disapprove and 30 percent of self-identified liberals. Those numbers do not bode well for Obama.

“Every single day there's been a historic important moment,” Glenn said. “It's amazing how history is changing right in front of our eyes, and media is nowhere to be found.”

Read the entire letter below:

Rep. Issa Letter to Obama Re: Executive Privilege

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