Agents Terry and Zapata weren’t just some guys who died a year ago…

Latest Democrat who can’t remember murdered Border Patrol agent Brian Terry’s name

Michelle Malkin

Last night, it was Democratic strategist Tamara Holder who couldn’t remember slain Border Patrol agent and Fast and Furious casualty Brian Terry’s name. She coldly called him “the guy” who “died a year ago.” (Video at The Right Scoop.)

During the House contempt proceeding yesterday, several Democrats needed to read his name from pieces of paper to remember.

And today, it was White House press secretary Jay Carney who stumbled and bumbled over basic details of Fast and Furious — including the Terry family name. Watch him call them “the family that you referred to” in response to ABC News reporter Jake Tapper’s question about the White House response to the Terry family statement on Holder’s stonewalling yesterday…

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From the same article:

Also, ICE agent’s family files wrongful death claim against Justice Dept.

CBS News has learned that the family of ICE Special Agent Jaime Zapata has filed a claim for wrongful death against the Justice Dept. and other federal agencies. Zapata was gunned down by suspected drug cartel members in Mexico in Feb. 2011 with weapons later linked to an ATF case in the Texas area. Joining the claim is Zapata’s surviving partner in the attack: Victor Avila

The Blaze covers the Holder-Malkin argument.

PJ Media has compiled this exceptional post, Key Facts About ‘Operation Fast and Furious’ (with video)

Operation Fast and Furious involved a coalition of federal agencies facilitating the sale of more than 2,000 firearms to known Mexican drug cartel straw purchasers. At times, federal agents ran interference for cartel weapon smugglers, thwarting local law enforcement. The operation collapsed when a number of agents came forward as whistleblowers following the murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry on Dec. 15, 2010. Agent Terry died following a shootout with a cartel group led by an FBI informant…

Read the whole thing.

WorldNetDaily has also posted the insensitive video of Jay Carney in this article, White House ‘forgets’ slain agent’s name.

Even after a reporter repeated the name at least three times, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney drew a blank when speaking today about the Border Patrol agent killed during the Obama administration’s “Fast & Furious” gunwalking operation…

Update: According to WorldNetDaily, U.S. Family Jailed for Holder’s Gun Crimes

…while that investigation has dragged on, with Attorney General Eric Holder denying knowledge of the program, denying knowledge of who was involved and denying congressional investigators access to tens of thousands of documents that might answer those questions, New Mexico gun dealer Rick Reese and his two sons Ryin and Remington have sat rotting in separate detention centers, jails and prisons around the state accused of a similar crime involving some 30 guns.

The Reese family, including Rick’s wife Terri, ran a gun shop in Deming, N.M., and was arrested in late August of 2011 on charges of knowingly selling guns to Mexican smugglers and various other related charges…

But at least Jay Carney is looking out for the boss: NYT: Jay Carney Made an ‘Angry Phone Call’ to Fox Exec. Following Anti-Obama Video

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