An Army veteran, who works as an Erie County assistant district attorney, plans to challenge Congressman Chris Collins in 2018, according to a report. Sean Bunny announced his bid for the Democratic nomination on Wednesday.

An Army veteran, who works as an Erie County assistant district attorney, plans to challenge Congressman Chris Collins in 2018, according to a report.

Sean Bunny announced his bid for the Democratic nomination on Wednesday.

According to the Buffalo News, Bunny is a Syracuse University graduate who also served as a platoon leader in the 10th Mountain Division in Iraq.

But, he faces an uphill battle challenging Collins, a Republican, who represents a highly conservative district and has the backing of President Donald Trump. But, Democrats tell the Buffalo News that ethics questions surrounding Collins create an opportunity for their candidate.

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