Did hell freeze over? I did not expect this from her.
We don’t know when the Senate will hold its confirmation vote on David Chipman, but we now know that the former ATF agent turned gun control activist won’t be getting the support of Sen. Susan Collins, the Maine Republican who was seen as one of the most likely members of the GOP to back Biden’s pick.
On Monday, the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine released a statement by Collins announcing that the senator is troubled by Chipman’s “divisive” background and his “statements that demean law-abiding gun owners.”
“I am concerned that his confirmation would do significant damage to the collaborative working relationship that must exist between ATF, the firearms industry, sportsmen and women, and other law-abiding gun owners exercising their Second Amendment rights,” Collins said.
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