PBS NewsHour

On the culture of leniency, lack of oversight at the ATF

Clip: 05/27/2021 | 6m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

A new investigation by USA Today and The Trace finds that the ATF, the federal body policing the gun industry, is "frequently toothless and conciliatory," goes easy on "wayward dealers" and sometimes allows guns to "flow into the hands of criminals." Stephanie Sy speaks to USA Today's Nick Penzenstadler, one of the lead investigative reporters, about the report and the San Jose mass shooting.

Aired: 05/27/21

Rating: NR

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