On July 4th,Acting ATF Director Ken Melson testified for hours before representatives of the Grassley/Issa congressional committees. Personal counsel in tow,Melson made a number of allegations concerning the Department of Justice and two agencies under DOJ control—the FBI and the DEA.
According to his testimony,not only did the [...]
Ben Johnson,The White House Watch
The chief congressional investigators of Operation Fast and Furious released explosive testimony from the director of the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco,Firearms,and Explosives (ATF) that they say indicates the Obama administration tried to stonewall Congress,deny witnesses the ability to testify freely,and fire employees who refused [...]
Barack Obama has spent a political lifetime profiting from underhanded deals made with one or another fellow incarnation of the devil.
So in 2009,when Obama appointed Ken Melson to head the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco and Firearms,he once again did what arrogant,would-be dictators do…he made a criminally irresponsible [...]
Matthew Boyle,The Daily Caller
A spokesman for House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa told The Daily Caller the congressman expects his investigations into the Justice Department’s gun walking programs to point to a much higher political appointee than acting ATF director Kenneth Melson. Melson is widely expected to resign some time in the [...]
Several months ago,Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Charles Grassley began an investigation of Project Gunrunner,the disgraceful ATF program of deliberately “walking” guns across the southern border and into the waiting hands of Mexican drug cartel members.
The senator was alerted by ATF whistleblowers,who became fed up after weapons [...]