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Sent: To: Matt Gertz [] Thursday, April 19,2012 5:01 PM Schmaler, Tracy (OPA) icymi - Fast And Fallacious: Pavlich's Book On ATF Operation Filled With Falsehoods





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ln her new book; Fasf and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandaland its Shame/ess Cover-up, Townhallnews editor Katie Pavlich offers up a number of false and misleading claims about the ATF's fatally flawed Operation Fast and Furious. ln doing so Pavlich baselessly suggests that high-ranking Justice Department officials were aware of that operation's use of the tactic of gunwalking, in which agents knowingly allowed guns to be trafficked across the border to l,4exrco in order to identify other members of a trafficking network

, Pavlich Dubiously Played Up lmportance Of Holder's "Brief[ings]" On Fast And Furious Pavlich Falsely Claimed AAG Breuer Admitted Knowing Gunwalking Tactics Were Used ln Fast And Furious Pavlich Misleadingly Highlighted Briefings On Operation Received By DOJ's Grindler Pavlich's Citation Disproves Her Claim That AAG Breuer "Carefully Review[ed]" Letter To Grassley Pavlich Falsely Claimed Former ATF Chief Melson Said A "smoking Gun" Report Detailed DOJ Leaders Who Approved Fast And Furious Tactics Pavlich Falsely Claimed ATF Agents Who Headed Fast And Furious Were "promot[ed],, Pavlich Falsely Claims "Liberal Media" Calted The Fast And Furious Story A "Conspiracy Theor[y],, Pavlich Falsely'Claimed Holder Said School Massacres Proved Second Amendment Should Be Read As Collective Right Pavlich Falsely Claimed Part Of Wildlife Refuge Was Closed By Obama Administration