Incoming Home Democratic Chief Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) shot down the media concept that Democrats would rescue Republicans from their dysfunction.
Video of Jeffries:
.@RepJeffries: “We’re searching for a keen companion to resolve issues for the American folks, not save the Republicans from their dysfunction.” #118thCongress pic.twitter.com/UxoO64h8VO
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 4, 2023
Jeffries stated to a query about whether or not Democrats would help a average Republican or compromise candidate for speaker, “We’re searching for a keen companion to resolve issues for the American folks, not save the Republicans from their dysfunction. We’d like a companion in governance to construct upon the unbelievable progress that we made for the American folks over the previous few years, by the best way, with the same majority.”
Home Democratic management has despatched the identical message time and again. They’ve zero curiosity in bailing Home Republicans out of the mess that they’ve created for themselves.
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Might Democrats repair this in 5 minutes?
They undoubtedly might.
Ought to they assist Republicans out of this catastrophe?
If six Home Republicans need to cross over and help Rep. Jeffries for speaker, they’re greater than welcome to do this.
Democrats will not be going to provide Republicans an out. On the time of publication of this text, Kevin McCarthy nonetheless doesn’t have the required votes to be elected speaker.
The Republican dysfunction is the most effective marketing campaign advert for Home Democrats to take again the Home majority than something that an advert company might give you.
By insisting on preventing this out, Kevin McCarthy is establishing Home Democrats to take again the bulk in 2024.
Given all that’s going proper for Democrats, there is no such thing as a method that they are going to step in and finish this fiasco.
Jason is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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