Former Obama White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley lambasted Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and other Democrats who voted this week against an amendment to bolster background checks for firearms, warning that gun control advocates would not forget.
In a scathing opinion piece penned for The Washington Post, Daley recounted contributing $25,000 to Heitkamp’s successful 2012 bid to become North Dakota’s junior senator.
Now, Daley said, “I want my money back.”
“She struck me as strong-willed, principled and an independent thinker,” Daley wrote. “But this week, Heitkamp betrayed those hopes. “