NRA Opposes Nomination Of Andrew Traver For BATFE

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NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris Cox joins Cam Edwards to discuss his official statement voicing the NRA's strong opposition to the nomination of Andrew Traver as Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE):

"The National Rifle Association of America strongly opposes President Obama's nomination of Andrew Traver as director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE). Traver has been deeply aligned with gun control advocates and anti-gun activities. This makes him the wrong choice to lead an enforcement agency that has almost exclusive oversight and control over the firearms industry, its retailers and consumers. Further, an important nomination such as BATFE director should not be made as a "recess appointment," in order to circumvent consent by the American people through their duly-elected U.S. Senators..." (Read More)

Originally aired 11/17/2010.