House Democrats have 99 problems, and staying on message is definitely one.
As noted by Politico’s Jake Sherman, they wanted this week to be about H.R. 1 – which is plagued by its own litany of issues – but they were sidetracked by vicious infighting over Rep. Ilhan Omar’s latest anti-Semitic remarks:
Those divisions came to a head on Wednesday during the Democrats’ caucus meeting:
But those aren’t the only issues tearing them apart…
“Later on this month, I will be joining folks and advocates across the country to file the impeachment resolution to start the impeachment proceedings.” – Rep. Rashida Tlaib, 3/6/2019
What this means: House Democrats have finally confirmed their real objective in the majority is impeaching the President. Will Nancy Pelosi rein in her caucus, or will she cave to the “squad” like she has so far on the resolution condemning Rep. Omar?