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'''Douglas Allens Collins''' is a member of the [[United States House of Representatives]] from [[Georgia]].
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'''Douglas Allens “Doug” Collins''' (born August 16, 1966 (age {{age|1966|8|16}})) is a member of the [[United States House of Representatives]] from [[Georgia]]'s 9th congressional district.
  
 
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In March 2019 Collins entered the full unredacted testimony of [[Bruce Ohr]] into the Congressional Record.<ref>https://dougcollins.house.gov/ohr</ref>
 
In March 2019 Collins entered the full unredacted testimony of [[Bruce Ohr]] into the Congressional Record.<ref>https://dougcollins.house.gov/ohr</ref>
  
During the impeachment coup in December 2019, Collins avidly defended President Trump throughout and gave a compelling speech which elicited a standing ovation from fellow House Republicans.<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOmskQvA5fc&t WATCH LIVE: The Impeachment of President Trump]</ref><ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_p5X4aH2h9M Rep. Collins explodes, gets standing ovation in impeachment debate]</ref>
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During the [[impeachment coup]] in December 2019, Collins avidly defended President Trump throughout and gave a compelling speech which elicited a standing ovation from fellow House Republicans.<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOmskQvA5fc&t WATCH LIVE: The Impeachment of President Trump]</ref><ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_p5X4aH2h9M Rep. Collins explodes, gets standing ovation in impeachment debate]</ref>
  
 
===2020 Senate run===
 
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==Political views==
 
==Political views==
Collins is a strong conservative who opposes abortion, gun control, and amnesty.<ref>[https://www.ontheissues.org/GA/Doug_Collins.htm Doug Collins on the Issues]</ref>
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Collins is a strong [[conservative]] who opposes abortion, gun control, and amnesty.<ref>[https://www.ontheissues.org/GA/Doug_Collins.htm Doug Collins on the Issues]</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 12:12, 23 October 2020

Doug Collins
Doug Collins official photo.jpg
U.S. Representative from Georgia's 9th District
From: January 3, 2013 – present
Predecessor Tom Graves
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Georgia House of Representatives, 27th District
From: January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2017
Predecessor Stacey Reece
Successor Lee Hawkins
Information
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Lisa Jordan
Religion Southern Baptist
Military Service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Air Force
Service Years 2002 – present (reserve)
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Unit 94th Airlift Wing
Battles/wars Iraq War

Douglas Allens “Doug” Collins (born August 16, 1966 (age 54)) is a member of the United States House of Representatives from Georgia's 9th congressional district.

Military service

Collins served in the United States Air Force as a chaplain since 2002. Completing a deployment between 2008 and 2009, Collins earned his rank as Lieutenant Colonel and is currently a reservist.

Political career

U.S. House of Representatives

In March 2019 Collins entered the full unredacted testimony of Bruce Ohr into the Congressional Record.[1]

During the impeachment coup in December 2019, Collins avidly defended President Trump throughout and gave a compelling speech which elicited a standing ovation from fellow House Republicans.[2][3]

2020 Senate run

Collins said in December 2019 that he was considering running for the Senate in 2020, saying he wasn't "ruling it out".[4] He later announced on January 29, 2020 that he officially launched a campaign to run for the seat currently held by Kelly Loeffler.[5]

Criticism of Kelly Loeffler

Collins has strongly criticized Loeffler for what is perceived to be insufficient conservatism, such as her support by an anti-Trump group.[6]

Political views

Collins is a strong conservative who opposes abortion, gun control, and amnesty.[7]

References

External links