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Video: Obama Defends Eric Holder on "Fast & Furious"

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

President Obama defended Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday, insisting that Holder did not know anything about the "Fast and Furious" gun operation despite new evidence that he might indeed have known.

Holder testified to a House committee in May that he had only learned of the operation a few weeks earlier. But as Opposing Views reported earlier this week, memos show that he might have known several months earlier than that.

Obama expressed faith in Holder during a news conference on Thursday: