A progressive group launched from Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential run is warning of huge losses in November if Democrats don’t again liberal incumbents and challengers.
Our Revolution stated in a fundraising electronic mail that the occasion is in danger of giving up energy to “a rising fascist movement” within the midterms, whereas blasting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Whip James E. Clyburn.
“Instead of supporting progressives who care about our communities, ‘moderates’ like Nancy Pelosi and Jim Clyburn fight against us and work overtime to re-elect corrupt right wing dinosaurs like Henry Cuellar,” the e-mail learn.
The electronic mail additionally quoted a tweet by Mr. Sanders, Vermont unbiased, that criticized Democratic management and “billionaire-funded super PACs” for celebrating Mr. Cuellar’s victory towards a far-left challenger.
“Now you know why there is no grassroots energy in the party and Dems are in trouble for November,” Mr. Sanders wrote.
The feedback replicate the stark battle throughout the Democratic Party between the centrist, institution base and the activist wing.
The electronic mail additionally got here after the Supreme Court’s choice to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday, setting again abortion rights in dozens of states.
Democrats are anticipated to marketing campaign on abortion rights this midterm cycle.
Republicans, in the meantime, touted the ruling as a victory forward of anticipated backlash from liberal teams.
“The Supreme Court was not bullied by the far-left mob,” stated House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. “Threats of violence against justices did not win, and the truth is pro-life Americans are not planning a night of rage.”