US Attorney B. Todd Jones

ATF Revitalization Plans Face Opposition

  By Sari Horwitz and Peter Finn Washington Post WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s plans to energize the embattled agency that regulates the firearms industry and investigates gun violence are already running into trouble on Capitol Hill, foreshadowing the difficulties facing the president as he moves to advance his gun-control agenda. President Obama announced his…

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Investigation: AG, FBI Abusing Use of Corporate-Style Jets Intended to Fight Terrorism

Steve Neavling  Two corporate-style jets that the FBI insisted it needed for the global fight against terrorism are primarily being used for personal and business trips by Attorney General Eric Holder, the former AG and FBI Director Robert Mueller, the Washington Guardian reports. Taxpayers financed “non-mission flights” on the luxury Gulfstream V jet to…

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Judge Allows Discrimination Lawsuit to Continue for Black Secret Service Agents

  Steve Neavling  Black Secret Service agents cleared a major hurdle this week in a discrimination lawsuit that claims the Department of Homeland Security has passed over African Americans for promotions, Reuters reports. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Roberts ruled the eight current and former agents meet requirements for class recertification, a key technicality…

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