- Nov 22, 2003
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Obama on Fast and Furious: "People who have screwed up will be held accountable" - CBS News Investigates - CBS News
President Obama today responded to a question about Fast and Furious, the controversial ATF program which allowed thousands of weapons into the hands of traffickers for Mexican drug cartels. In an interview with ABC News, Mr. Obama said, "People who have screwed up will be held accountable."
House Republicans have accused Attorney General Eric Holder of misleading Congress about when he knew about the controversial government program. During the interview, which airs tonight on Nightline, the president said, "It's very upsetting to me to think that somebody showed such bad judgment that they would allow something like that to happen. And we will find out who and what happened in this situation and make sure it gets corrected."
On October 6, the president said he had "complete confidence" in the attorney general and a Justice Department investigation of the gunwalking operation.