nearvideo Kevin McCarthy about the state of the Democratic party
Kevin McCarthy about the state of the Democratic party
The ongoing dispute between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif ends., is not only a feud-it is part of an intra-party war, according to house Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
The collision, the left wing of the party shows it is more and more often, McCarthy claimed Thursday on Fox News’ “The Ingraham angle.”
“This is the internal war. This is not a family feud that is beyond what anyone thinks,” he said.
“You put the Democrats in the primaries,” he said of the progressive actions against the moderates in the party.
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“The socialist Democrats take over. Not only are you the party that you go to every Democrat in this process as well.”
Based on Ocasio-Cortez, McCarthy said the Democrat — whose district includes parts of the Bronx and Queens in New York City-is a strong voice in the party, but only to another member of the party is to her.
“You will fight, to fight to you again,” he said. “Then, you want to play the race card or something.”
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Ocasio-Cortez the rejection of caucus leadership led to a rebuke from a longtime house member from St. Louis.
Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., Added to the Assembly of the Democratic criticism of Ocasio-Cortez, hit the “inappropriate” proposal, that Pelosi was the discovery that the New Yorker and your “team” with other freshman because of their race.is
Speaking of Fox News on Thursday, clay embarked Ocasio-Cortez proposal.
“It was such a weak argument to say, she was picked up and four women of color have been picked up on by the speaker,” he said. “It tells you the level of ignorance in American history on their contribution to what we as the Democratic Caucus.
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“It is so inappropriate. So inappropriate. It does not mean do everything they can to help, with a unit. It is Speaker Pelosi was unfair.”
Clay continued his broadside, the comment exposed to, how much Ocasio-Cortez and Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.; Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.; and Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., have to learn when it comes to “effective legislator.”
“It’s a process of maturation for those freshman members,” said Clay. “You will have to learn to be effective legislators.”
Fox News’ Sam Dorman and Chad Pergram contributed to this report.