Gun Control

Scandal-Plagued ATF Official Resigns

Fast and Furious takes its toll as an official at the center of the scandal heads for the door


One of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives officials at the heart of the Fast and Furious scandal has left the agency, an ATF spokesman confirms to POLITICO.

Spokesman Drew Wade said that, as of Wednesday, William Hoover was no longer with the agency.