Obama To Senate: Confirm ATF Director
Obama wants interim director B. Todd Jones approved pronto to help jump-start gun reform:
“Congress needs to help, rather than hinder, law enforcement as it does its job,” Mr. Obama said on Wednesday.
Mr. Jones, 55, a former Marine who is also the United States attorney in Minnesota, has led the beleaguered agency since August 2011, when he was appointed by the administration to take over in the aftermath of the scandal surrounding the bungled gun trafficking investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious, in which agents lost track of firearms they were allowing to pass into Mexico.Click here for reuse options!
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