Several breaking stories regarding the Project Gunwalker scandal, also known as Operation Fast and Furious, indicate that the investigation into the scandal is set to vastly intensify. Senator Joe Lieberman, long-time Democrat who is now an Independent but caucuses with Democrats, has announced a probe into Department of Homeland Security 'mis-communication' with other agencies involved in the scandal. At roughly the same time as the Lieberman announcement, Border Patrol head Alan D. Bersin suddenly and unexpectedly tendered his resignation.
Lieberman chairs the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.
Yet a 3rd breaking news story contains several nuggets of information that indicate a major problem for the Obama Administration in the new year.