Lawmakers seek answers on official at center of 'Fast and Furious'
August 22nd, 2012
05:25 PM ET
2 years ago

Lawmakers seek answers on official at center of 'Fast and Furious'

Washington (CNN) - Top Republicans investigating the botched "Fast and Furious" gun-running sting have demanded that the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives explain why an official at the center of the controversy remains a government employee while working for a private firm.

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-California, wrote to Acting ATF Director Todd Jones complaining the arrangement for "double dipping" in the case of William McMahon is "not the culture of change that you promised to bring to ATF."

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Report on Stevens prosecution must be made public, judge rules
February 8th, 2012
02:31 PM ET
2 years ago

Report on Stevens prosecution must be made public, judge rules

Washington (CNN) - A federal judge in Washington ruled Wednesday that a special prosecutor's report on misconduct by Justice Department prosecutors in the case against former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska must be made public by March 15.

Some of the former prosecutors in the Justice Department's anti-corruption unit, which brought the case, had argued the 500-page report by investigating attorney Henry Schuelke should remain sealed and permanently barred from release to the public.

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