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."FULL STORY
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.FULL STORY