Comment by Jim Campbell
January 10th, 2019
When a socialist/Marxist comes to Washington should they be treated any differently than they are.
Some Democrats are quietly hoping that Ocasio-Cortez is a one term flame out. (Source)
As for the progressive committee discussed below they will learn quickly that coming to Washington to cause a commotion is far more than a student protest on a college, they will be arrested and taken to the capital lock up, where they belong.
The New York Post
January 10th 2019
A progressive coalition is demanding House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) place certain progressive, current and incoming Democrats on influential House committees.
The coalition has called on the presumptive House speaker to award Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D., Wash.), and Rep. Ro Khanna (D., Calif.) with assignments on the Ways and Mean Committee.
Please pay close attention to what the gentleman in the video below is telling us.
Outside progressive groups will be supporting and funding lunatics and that must concern us all.
The group also wants Jayapal to be on the Judiciary Committee, Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) on Appropriations, and Rep.-elect Katie Porter (Calif.) on Financial Services.
The coalition consists of groups such as Justice Democrats, Demand Progress, and Democratic Socialists of America.
“As nearly every major potential Democratic presidential contender embraces progressive ideas like Medicare for All, free college, and ending mass deportation and incarceration, we need progressive champions on key House committees that would fight to pass these policies under a Democratic administration, not centrists who would simply cave to their big corporate donors,” said Alexandra Rojas, executive director of Justice Democrats.
Michigan Rep., “Trash Mouth, Palesitinan” Rashida Tlaib made a play for Appropriations, but she too was passed over.
It is hoped by the many of those in Democrat circles that she will be remembered as “What was her name,” as long as she does no serious harm.
The executive director of Demand Progress criticized “reactionary Democrats” who are “frequently aligned with groups like the Problem Solvers Caucus, New Democrats and the Blue Dogs” for “holding the Party and country back.”
“It’s past time to finally have working class fighters ready to stand up to Wall Street and the rest of the capitalist class on the Ways and Means Committee,” said Maria Svart, executive director of Democratic Socialists of America.
Last week, Pelosi reached a deal with House Democrats who opposed her bid for the top leadership spot, likely ensuring she becomes speaker of the House when the party takes control of the chamber in January.
The progressive coalition said it would be “mobilizing volunteers online, to tweet, call and visit the offices of Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders.