Operation ‘Fast And Furious’ Took His Brother’s Life, Now He’s Calling On Trump For Justice

In 2010, Border Patrol agent Brian Terry was killed as a result of a botched federal operation dubbed “Fast and Furious.”

The operation was a gun-walking scheme spearheaded by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) under the Obama administration: firearms were sold across the southern border to infamous members of the cartel with the purpose of tracking these weapons to expose cartel operations.

Most of the firearms however were lost by the bureau and the weapons were later used to take the lives of US border patrol agents.

As Fox News Insider reports, Brian Terry’s brother is requesting President Trump to keep a campaign promise and reopen the “Fast and Furious” case.

“Sir it’s been 7 yrs,” Kent Terry tweeted to Trump. “My family ask you reopen Obama’s gun scandal that cost my brother his life. I talk[ed] to you back on the campaign trail here in Michigan and you offered to reopen the books into this senseless scandal. Thank you. God bless.”

Per the report:

“We need to find out the truth, exactly what happened, how it happened, why it happened. We need Mr. Trump, President Trump, to unseal the documents, reverse executive privilege so that we know what happened, and that we can hold the people accountable that are responsible,” Terry said on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday.

He said people at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Justice Department need to be held accountable for the government-approved operation that allowed thousands of guns to pour into Mexico.

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“Everybody’s still actively working, nobody’s been punished, maybe just a slap on the hand, and that’s about it,” Terry said. “There needs to be justice for my brother. He deserves it. He spent 22 years serving his country as a law enforcement officer, a Marine, and that’s what he deserves.”

Terry said he hopes Trump can do more than the empty promise offered by President Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder. Holder reportedly promised those responsible would be held accountable, but they never were.

“When I met Mr. Trump back on the campaign trail, he was very apologetic for the actions that the previous administration did,” Terry said, according to Fox News Insider. “He was very sincere about getting answers. He said it was shameful and that I think Mr. Sessions should step up and reopen the case, re-investigate it and hold those accountable.”

Many people who responded to Terry offered hope that Trump would help him and his family: