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Kenneth Melson

Darrell Issa Still Investigating Controversial ATF Gun Trafficking Operation

AP | By PETE YOST | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department replaced three officials Tuesday who played critical roles in a flawed law enforcement operation aimed at major g...

ATF Chief Out Over Controversial Gun Trafficking Program

The Huffington Post | Alexander Belenky | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

Kenneth Melson is out as head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Melson has b...

Inside The ATF's Controversial Gun Trafficking Operation

AP | By PAULINE ARRILLAGA | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Ten days before Christmas, ATF agent John Dodson awoke, got his morning coffee, switched on the TV news – and heard the words he had ...

WATCH: U.S. Guns From Controversial ATF Operation Found At Mexican Crime Scenes

Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- At least 122 firearms from a botched U.S. undercover operation have been found at crime scenes in M...

ATF Chief Under Fire From GOP: We Made A Mistake

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says that in at least one instance during a now-controversial g...

Chief GOP Critic Of ATF Gun Trafficking Program Was Briefed On It Last Year, Raised No Objections

Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

Following criticism from Republicans over a controversial gun-trafficking program, Kenneth Melson, the acting chief of the ATF, is facing pressure to ...

ATF Chief Pressured To Resign Over Gun Trafficking Scandal

Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

Kenneth Melson, acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, is facing pressure to resign over a controversial gun-tra...

ATF Chief Reportedly To Be Ousted Over Controversial Gun Trafficking Operation

Wall Street Journal | Posted 08.18.2011 | Politics

The Justice Department is expected to oust the head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, according to people familiar with the ...