Getting to the bottom of Obama's attempt to shut down legitimate businesses

Washington Free Beacon:
FDIC Ordered to Turn Over Documents in Operation Choke Point Lawsuit

'With discovery granted, it’s probably smart for some former DOJ and FDIC officials to lawyer up'

"‘Operation Choke Point' is an Obama Administration initiative that encourages federal financial services regulators to harass and intimidate banks and financial institutions that work with firearm and ammunition retailers," the National Rifle Association said in February 2016. "By leaning on the banks, regulators hoped to bring an end to those relationships thereby choking off their cash flow and forcing them out of business. A 2015 Congressional Investigation revealed that ammunition and firearm sales and dealers had, in fact, been targeted."
The Obama administration was trying to do a backdoor attack on industries they disapproved up but lacked the political ability to get laws passed to support their agenda.  It is also questionable whether any such laws would have been constitutional if passed.  It is another example of Obama's disrespect for the rule of law when it served his political agenda.


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