We have an exclusive interview tonight with the mother and cousin of murdered U.S. Border Agent Brian Terry, who was killed in connection with the disputed ATF gunning-running investigation known as "Operation Fast and Furious."
On Monday, 12 days after the U.S. House held Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to release documents related to the operation, an indictment was unsealed in federal court that charges five men in the 2010 death of Agent Terry.
The FBI is offering up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest of four of the accused, who are believed to be in Mexico. The fifth suspect is already in custody.
Keeping them Honest, there are questions about why the Justice Department waited eight months to go public with the indictments.
Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, which is leading the congressional investigation, is questioning motives behind the indictment announcement and suggested it could be politically-driven.
"I applaud what they're doing, but I condemn the timing. It's very clear that the timing has everything to do with the House of Representatives holding Eric Holder in contempt," Rep. Issa told Fox News.
Agent Terry was killed in an Arizona canyon near the border with Mexico in December 2010. Two guns tied to "Operation Fast and Furious" were found at the scene of Terry's murder. Two guns - of more than 1,000 firearms - the ATF/Department of Justice lost track of and allowed to go south of the border in hopes they might lead them to drug cartels.
Agent Terry's family speaks out tonight on AC360 at 8 and 10 p.m. ET.
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