Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win
- Author: Leroy Wright Jun 24, 2017,
Jun 24, 2017, 4:59
The party of Pelosi poured $30 million into the race between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff for the right to represent the Newt Gingrich conservatives of suburban Atlanta's 6th Congressional District.
That's because they think she helps them win elections.
Aide Kellyanne Conway got into the spirit when she tweeted, "Laughing my #Ossoff". It should not be surprising that a Republican wins an election in a southern congressional district. Bernie Sanders saw Jon Ossoff's four-point loss to Republican Karen Handel as a sign that moderate, cautious candidates such as Ossoff were the problem.
Democrats lost another race in SC that same night, and that followed previous disappointments in Montana and Kansas. If the establishment prevails in slowing down or stopping the type of improvements Americans voted for in the last election, the GOP will need to worry about more than just potentially losing a special election in a red-leaning district somewhere.
Democrats finally put money into Georgia but left with nothing to show for it. If you did, you would've won, especially in Georgia.
Bad news from Washington hurts the Georgia GOP. "I think it's time for a new generation of leadership". "I love the fray", Pelosi said at a news conference, advising against a change of leadership at a time when Republicans dominate both chambers of Congress and the White House.
"It should be a wake-up call for Democrats".
In over a decade leading House Democrats, into the majority and out again, Pelosi has beaten back all comers, including last fall when Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of OH ran against her. Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise.
"The fact remains that since Donald Trump won the election... the Democrats have lost three elections".
"There are many more people today, even from November, who are much more vocal, who have approached us and said, 'I'm done". "We were probably too optimistic".
Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has hindered the ability of Democratic congressional candidates to win office in many parts of the country.
She acknowledged the attacks but added: "I think I'm worth the trouble". Then Maslin laughed and added, "If we had won, by the way, it would have been an quake". "They are connected to their base, but their base is not the majority". "It would have to be a wave election".
Trump basked in victory Wednesday night at a Make America Great Again rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
The tangled history of two roughly similar words - "liberal" and "progressive" - defines the Democrats' current dilemma.
"This is certainly something that we have to discuss because it's clear that, I think, across the board in the Democratic Party we need new leadership". A New York Times analysis of the aftermath of the Georgia special election observed, "Part of the Democrats' challenge now is that the jobless rate is low, and numerous districts they are targeting are a lot like the Georgia seat: thriving suburbs filled with voters who have only watched their portfolios grow since Mr. Trump took office".
"People in OH aren't really talking about Russian Federation or Michael Flynn or Putin or anything else", he explained.
"Their plan isn't working", he said of Democrats.
Seeing as they're Democrats, liberals will likely continue leaning on their flimsy Russian Federation crutch and they'll hoot and holler a lot about "obstruction of justice", but in the end, the Republicans' fortunes will rise or fall according to their ability to pass high-profile legislation that will make a difference in not only the greater American economy, it will also be felt at home.