Mitch McConnell is calling on Joe Biden to withdraw the nomination of David Chipman.
Biden fingered Chipman to be the head of the ATF.
Per the report:
According to a story by Stephen Gutowski, multiple allegations that Chipman used spoke of black ATF agents in derogatory ways when he with the ATF’s Detroit office make Chipman disqualified:
Multiple ATF sources back up the existence of a complaint alleging President Biden’s nominee to lead ATF, David Chipman, made racist comments during his previous stint at the agency.
The agents, who have decades of experience at the agency, told The Reload they heard the accusation that Chipman denigrated black ATF agents up for promotion. The officials said they heard about Chipman’s alleged comments before they were referenced in a recent lawsuit seeking the release of the complaint.
“He made some comments that he was surprised by the number of African Americans who have made it onto a specific promotional list,” a current ATF official told The Reload. “So, his insinuation was that they had to have cheated. Which is kind of despicable.”
A former ATF agent who worked directly with Chipman said he heard the same story.
“That one had to do with what’s called the assessment center, which would be to get promoted,’ the former agent told The Reload. “Somebody would have had to file a complaint against him if he were a supervisor making those statements.”
The current ATF official said the allegation ended his time in Detroit.
“He left Detroit because of that,” he said. “He did not leave Detroit on the best of terms. His reputation was that he was not nice to people.”
Like him or hate him, McConnell is right about Chipman. He’s not the right man for this job.
To read more about this story, click here.