Report: ATF Director Melson To Step Down Over Fast And Furious Program | Talking Points Memo

Ken Melson, the acting deputy director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, will announce later today that he’s stepping down as the head of ATF amidst probes of a controversial anti-gun trafficking program, the Los Angeles Times reported.Melson was expected to share the news in a conference call with supervisors of the bureau’s offices at 11:30 am, the newspaper said.

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