Blame the messenger: The chief Schumer fires employees after November rout


Incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, burning of the Democratic party is large. November losses, is the fault of the messenger.

With Christmas days away, almost every member of the Senate Democratic Media Center has been fired, a senior Democratic aide confirmed to Fox News. Schumer swung the axe on Friday, according to Politico, which first gained “good-bye” E – Mails from staff, including some with decades of experience.

The move comes amid plans for the conversion of the unit to help the handles video content, in an effort, the Senate Democratic caucus to bring their message into the New year. The party not only lost the presidential election to capture it failed, the Senate or House and lost state legislative races across the country.

Someone not in the holiday spirit: @SenSchumer fires video unit staff@Politico@burgessev

— Sean Spicer (@seanspicer) December 20, 2016

Critics, including some in the party, saying the party has been dominated by East-and West-coast elites that there is no connection with the working class people in the interior of the country.

A Senior democratic aide said that Schumer decided the Senate would need Democrats to take sharper, more creative digital content.

“We bring in new people with expertise in digital video and content for Facebook, Twitter and other social media,” a senior democratic aide said. “The mission of the new SDMC will be to produce more content, content, creative and catchy, and faster than we have ever been able to in the past.”

The timing could not be worse, given the holidays. But the 115th Congress begins only two days after the New year, and Schumer apparently wanted a fresh start, and hit the ground running.

“We do not comment on personnel decisions,” a spokesman from the Democratic policy and communications Committee (DPCC), which will serve as an Advisory Board to the Democratic leadership in the sen Schumer said in an E-Mail.

The aide is not the number of employees to be dismissed, or the official number of staff to the Senate Democratic Media Center would share.

A Republican Senate aide called the timing “brutal.”

“The job creation has never been a strength of the Democrats,” a Republican aide said. “But employees burn out just before the holidays, so you can play catch-up is pretty brutal.”

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