New ATF Chief Inherits Agency Fighting For Survival

Part of a cache of seized weapons is on display at a news conference in Phoenix in January. The ATF has been under fire over a failed gun-trafficking operation known as "Fast and Furious," in which agents allegedly allowed weapons to be smuggled into Mexico.
Part of a cache of seized weapons is on display at a news conference in Phoenix in January. The ATF has been under fire over a failed gun-trafficking operation known as "Fast and Furious," in which agents allegedly allowed weapons to be smuggled into Mexico.