Official Targeted in Fast, Furious Probe Resigns
Darrell Issa says it's high time Gary Grindler left
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Dec 4, 2012 10:03 AM CST
Deputy Attorney General Gary Grindler speaks a press conference in this 2010 file photo.   (AP Photo/Drew Angerer)

(Newser) – House Republicans appeared to claim a scalp today in their battle over the Fast and Furious case, as Deputy Attorney General Gary Grindler announced his resignation. The administration says Grindler's departure was little more than standard second-term turnover, but Grindler came under harsh criticism in Darrell Issa's investigation, and Issa celebrated the departure as a victory today, Politico reports.

"Gary Grindler was appropriately faulted by his Department’s own Inspector General" for concealing information from his boss and other departments, the House Oversight Committee chairman said. "His departure from the Justice Department is warranted and long overdue." But in his official statement, Eric Holder said only good things about Grindler, thanking him for his "sound advice and personal friendship."

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Dec 5, 2012 9:05 AM CST
Like ALL the other Team Obama morons, idiots, and imbeciles, Grindler swears he didn't know anything about anything, and nobody else on Team Obama knows anything, about anything. --- The Obama unsolvable mystery of the unsolvable killing, of the US Ambassador and 3 other Americans in Libya. -- WHERE'S THE NEWS? -- From what is being reported in the left wing news now, you'd think the US Ambassador was never killed. ------- REALLY
Dec 4, 2012 12:26 PM CST
When will Lebanese arsonist Issa lose his job?
Dec 4, 2012 11:04 AM CST
Someone make sure his pension is axed as well.