An internal Justice Department investigation into the Operation Fast and Furious scandal singles out 14 different officials for criticism and possible disciplinary action. But a report out Wednesday found no evidence that the department’s top leaders knew about the gun-walking aspect of the operation when it was underway.
The long-awaited, 471-page report from Justice’s Inspector General finds misconduct or poor judgment on the part of officials at DOJ headquarters, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Washington and its field office in Arizona, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Arizona in connection with the operation that reportedly allowed as many as 2000 weapons to flow from U.S. gun dealers to Mexican drug cartels.
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