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Fast and Furious: Obama's ATF Director Choice a "Slap in the Face"

smokindave Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 5:11 PM
We have an AG who wants documents permanently sealed, a nominee for ATF who has a history of getting rid of whistleblowers, an auditor in NJ fired for identifying waste in Sandy relief money-yep, this sure is the most transparent administration in history. Any fool can see what they do-and it isn't pretty. By the end of four years of this we won't be able to recognize what was once a great nation.

Earlier this week as part of his 23 executive actions on gun control, President Obama nominated ATF Acting Director Todd B. Jones for a permanent position as ATF Director. Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa is expressing concerns over Jones' nomination due to his involvement and failure of leadership in the fallout of the Fast and Furious scandal.

"Acting Director Jones was at the helm of ATF as many troubling problems from the fallout of Operation Fast and Furious festered,” said Issa.  “His specific decisions on a number of Fast and Furious related issues raise concerns about...