WASHINGTON (AP) –  The Justice Department says Republican lawmakers are engaging in distortions with a report on Operation Fast and Furious.

In their report on the flawed gun-smuggling investigation, Rep. Darrell Issa and Sen. Chuck Grassley said the administration had shifted the emphasis in fighting Mexican drug cartels from merely seizing firearms to identifying the networks that traffic them.

The report concluded that Operation Fast and Furious “was born from this strategy.”

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