Dem Rep. Cedric Richmond: Democrats ‘Did a Poor Job in Messaging’ During Shutdown
— The Situation Room (@CNNSitRoom) January 22, 2018
Another House Democrat has come forward offering criticism of members of his own party following the deal today to end the shutdown.
According to CNN, during a closed-door meeting today Richmond expressed some frustration with Senate Democrats “getting their butts kicked”:
Congressional Black Caucus Chairman @CedricRichmond blamed @SenSchumer for making the whole debate about immigration, acc to one Dem in the meeting, saying, about Senate Dems, “They are getting their butts kicked.” #CNN
— Brooke Baldwin (@BrookeBCNN) January 22, 2018
Wolf Blitzer asked Richmond if he did indeed say that.
“I’m not sure of the exact words,” he said, “but the sentiment that we did a poor job in messaging is correct. I think that we just failed to let the American people know exactly what’s going on here.”
Watch above, via CNN.
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