US Attorney B. Todd Jones

Mazel Tov! ATF Gets a Permanent Director

By Allan Lengel One of Washington’s long standing absurdities came to an end Wednesday. For seven years, ATF had been unable to get a director confirmed by the Senate, a goal that was often blocked by such gun organizations as the National Rifle Association. But Wednesday that logjam came to an end. The Senate,…

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Defense Lawyers Claim ‘Whitey’ Bulger Was Never a Rat, Despite Mounting Evidence

  Steve Neavling Lawyers for reputed mobster James “Whitey” Bulger continued to make the case that their client wasn’t an FBI informant, the Associated Press reports. Bulger’s attorneys opened their case Tuesday in the murder and racketeering trial of the 83-year-old man accused of participating in 19 murders. The Associated Press reports that Bulger’s…

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Oops! Homeland Security Loses Track of 1 Million Foreigners Who Previously Arrived in U.S.

Steve Neavling  An audit revealed Tuesday that the Homeland Security Department does not know what happened to more than 1 million people who arrived in the U.S., an embarrassing blunder as lawmakers debate a new immigration bill, The Washington Times reports. The Government Accountability Office’s report underscores that the department’s failure to accurately track…

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