- On December 14 2010 AZ U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke forwarded emails to Holder's Deputy Chief of Staff Monty Wilkinson stating that Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was shot and killed.Stating that the shooting was "not good".
- Wilkinson replied saying that the murder was "tragic" and also that “I’ve alerted the AG [Holder], the Acting DAG, Lisa, etc.” (Emphasis Mine)
- Burke also wrote later that day “The guns found in the desert near the murder BP officer connect back to the investigation we were going to talk about – they were AK-47s purchased at a Phoenix gun store,”.
- Wilkinson responded saying "I'll call you tomorrow".
H/T Ed at Hot Air