Fractured House GOP ‘puts Democrats in a great position’

Former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) said on MSNBC’s “The Sunday Show” that the “fractured” House Republican majority “puts Democrats in a great position.”

Guest host Yamiche Alcindor asked, “I wonder, for the Democrats, what do you think they are thinking if they are on the other side of the aisle? They are now in the minority, but they are also watching this chaos unfold? »

Edwards said: “What they can see is a very fractured and chaotic minority, I mean the majority. I think that gives the Democrats some clout, even with their new leadership. I think there will be a coalescence around this leadership. They will stay together. They’re going to get into these political battles by really going with the Republicans on the investigations and the committee process and everything. But they see a very weakened leadership on the Republican side and a very weak and fractured Republican Party.

She added, “I think that puts Democrats in a great position. You’re not going to see Democrats, for example, if there’s a select committee called, Democrats aren’t going to miss the opportunity to fully participate in that process. In these committees like government oversight and reform, you’re going to see a minority leader Jamie Raskin really going toe to toe with the Republicans, going toe to toe with them on the judiciary committee. Democrats will leave no stone unturned when it comes to challenging Republicans.

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