TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Jul 9, 2012

National Public Radio has this story about the Justice Department's new Inspector General, Michael Horowitz, and the big item on his agenda, a long-awaited report on the flawed gun sting in Arizona, "Fast and Furious." The operation and the Justice Department's response ignited a rancorous political battle, culminating in a historic contempt citation against Attorney General Eric Holder. "He's not going to be unfair or someone who takes cheap shots," says former Bush administration official Michael Chertoff of Horowitz, "but I do think he'll call it like he sees it, even if he steps on some big toes."