WASHINGTON — A federal judge has ordered mediation in a lawsuit over congressional efforts to get records related to Operation Fast and Furious,a bungled federal gun-tracking operation in Arizona.
Judge Amy Jackson Berman issued the order Monday,after the GOP-led House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the Justice Department said they hadn’t been able to reach a settlement. Senior Judge Barbara Rothstein will conduct the mediation.
In a joint status report Friday night,the committee argued against mediation,while the Justice Department endorsed it.
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