Jay Carney Forgets Brian Terry’s Name

Today, Jake Tapper of ABC was having an exchange with Press Secretary with Jay Carney today over Fast and Furious during the daily press pool, one day after the House Oversight Committee voted 23-17 along party lines to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to disclose documents related to the operation. The Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal claimed the lives of over 200 Mexicans and Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

Here’s some of the exchange:


Yes, that’s the Press Secretary for the President of the United States forgetting the name of a slain US citizen. This comes just over a month after President signed into law H.R. 2668, The Brian A. Terry Memorial Act, which designated the United States Border Patrol located at 2136 South Naco Highway in Bisbee, Arizona, as the “Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station”.

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