While some have suggested Jon Ossoff's loss to Karen Handel was actually "a win", Democrats have blamed everyone from Ossoff (for going easy on President Trump) to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (for failing to deliver victories in recent special elections).
"The honest answer is: in some areas of the country, yes she is", Ryan told CNN's Don Lemon Wednesday evening in response to a question as to whether the congressman believed Pelosi is "more toxic" than President Donald Trump.
Rep. Tim Ryan, who unsuccessfully challenged Pelosi for minority leader a year ago, told Business Insider he did not know how Democrats could take the House in 2018 if the GOP was successfully able to convince independents and Republicans that a vote for a Democratic candidate is essentially a vote for Pelosi's leadership.
Representative Tim Ryan, a Democratic congressman from OH who has been an outspoken critic of his party's messaging and platform, perfectly summed up Americans' feelings towards Democrats. I don't think people are going towards the Democrats in enough numbers at this point.
"I don't think when people vote, they vote based on leadership in Washington", said Rep. Eliot Engel, the ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
The interesting thing about Mr. Parnell's race is that the Democratic Party did not pour in money and resources to help him.
"What's really important is that Donald Trump has seized the narrative back, that he's doing better with the voters than Democrats think he is", he said.
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Despite the party giving her a position of enormous influence for over 15 years, it took Ossoff's loss for prominent Democrats to finally start speaking out against their inept leadership.
"You see these commercials that tie these candidates to Leader Pelosi week in and week out in the past several months". He says the vote shows people want Congress to move forward with Trump's plans.
"I feel very confident about the support that I have in my caucus", Pelosi said, according to NBC News.
"Nancy Pelosi is not the only reason that [Jon] Ossoff lost [in Georgia], but she certainly is one of the reasons".
It wasn't. And I'll give you one guess which proverbial horse Planned Parenthood had backed.
Just as Democrats accused Republicans of being sexist and racist for not electing Hillary Clinton last November, that seems to be the go-to excuse now. California Congresswoman Karen Bass says while the Pelosi attack ads might have worked in the traditionally red 6th District of Georgia.
Pelosi:"I'm worth the trouble".
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