breakingDavid Chipman, President Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, F...

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breakingDavid Chipman, President Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, faced a contentious confirmation hearing in May.Al Drago for The New York TimesThe Biden administration will withdraw on Thursday the nomination of David Chipman, a former federal agent who had promised to crack down on the use of semiautomatic weapons and high-capacity gun magazines, to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, according to five people with knowledge of the situation.The selection of Mr. Chipman, a longtime A.T.F. official who served as a consultant to the gun safety group founded by former Representative …

 

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