Kelly Ayotte is no RINO. I have met her personally on several occasions. She is and has long been a solid conservative, both as New Hampshire state attorney general and as our junior Senator. Her American Conservative Union rating is 95%.
Then somebody better start a near blood purge of the ACU committee that picks the issues for determining one’s non-RINO-ness. Ayotte doesn’t hack it. Not that she’s not RTL, it’s that she’s lied about it and used it to raise funds, then when she’s called ................... nope, not RTL at all! Not even a Social Con.