More than a week ago, the ACLU sent a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms requesting the agency reverse their decision to block Operation Fast and Furious whistleblower John Dodson from publishing a book about the scandal because it would “have a negative impact on morale.” After receiving the letter, ATF changed their story and said Dodson couldn’t publish and profit from the book in his capacity as a working federal agent due to federal regulation, even though the outside work denial letter from ATF to Dodson never mentioned that regulation.

Now, ATF is saying Dodsoon can publish his book so long as he doesn’t get paid and after supervisors make redactions.

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