AG Eric Holder’s Chief of Staff Announces Departure

Mike Scarcella The Blog of Legal Times 12/3/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.’s chief of staff, Gary Grindler, is leaving the department this week after serving in various high-level roles since 2009.

Grindler, who joined the department’s Criminal Division as a deputy assistant attorney general under the leadership of Lanny Breuer in April 2009, served […]

‘Furious’ report slams ‘disregard’ for public safety as DOJ officials quit 9/19/2012

A bombshell report released Wednesday on Operation Fast and Furious faulted a range of federal agencies for the failed anti-gunrunning program and accused officials in charge of a “disregard” for public safety. In the wake of the report, one Justice Department official resigned and another retired.

The sprawling report by the department’s inspector […]

Holder may be holding on to private emails about Fast and Furious

Matthew Boyle The Daily Caller 12/12/2011

A largely overlooked exchange from Thursday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing includes what appears to be an admission from Attorney General Eric Holder that emails to and from him about Operation Fast and Furious may exist, and that he’s refusing to provide them to Congress.

The possibility was first addressed […]

Deputy A.G. behind ‘Fast and Furious’ Met With President Obama Four Times During the Height of the Operation

Jammie Jammie Wearing Fools 11/28/2011

In early 2010, Gary Grindler was intimately involved in all aspects of Operation Fast and Furious. During the height of the operation, Grindler visited the President on four separate occasions in only two weeks — his only documented meetings with the president at the White House.

So my question is […]