B. Todd Jones: ATF 'in distress' when he took over as interim

  • Article by: ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 11, 2013 - 4:35 PM

WASHINGTON — It was remarkable enough that President Barack Obama's choice to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives got a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Only one other nominee to lead the ATF has had a hearing, and none has been confirmed.

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