Justice Democrats fire back at new DCCC chair Bustos over comments on primary challenges

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      Charles
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      BY MAX GREENWOOD – 01/03/19 02:03 PM EST

       

      The progressive group Justice Democrats rebuked Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) on Thursday after she said that the job of her party’s House campaign arm is to back incumbents.

      Waleed Shahid, Justice Democrats’ communications director, said in a tweet that, if it were up to Bustos, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) likely would have had no chance at ousting former Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) in a shocking primary upset last year.

      “If Cheri Bustos had her way there would likely be no Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,” Shahid wrote, noting that most Americans “live in congressional districts where there are no competitive general elections.”…

       

       

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      Satan
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      Maybe if “Democrats” in Congress were acting like Democrats nobody would want to primary them?

      BTW, the entire POINT of a primary election is for somebody of your own party to run against you, if you’re not doing your damned job.

      Of course Bustos is from Illinois, so she probably thinks people like Rahm Emanuel & the Pritzker mafia are the ideal of what “Democrats” are supposed to be. Which means somebody should primary her ass in 2020.

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      Of course Bustos is from Illinois, so she probably thinks people like Rahm Emanuel & the Pritzker mafia are the ideal of what “Democrats” are supposed to be. Which means somebody should primary her ass in 2020.

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