On Monday, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) acknowledged that “there are a lot of issues” with President Joe Biden’s ATF nominee David Chipman.
Politico reported that Durbin said the whip count “is not where we want it yet, but there’s always a chance.”
Republicans appear united in opposition to Chipman.
Breitbart News noted Sen. Pat Toomey’s (R-PA) July 15, 2021, announcement that he will vote against confirming Chipman.
Toomey said, “While I respect David Chipman’s nearly 25 years of experience as an ATF agent. I fear that his subsequent vocal support for policies that limit the rights of law-abiding gun owners and his past criticisms of those in the firearm industry would compromise