Former Senator Claire McCaskill told Democrats not to waste time trying to figure out what went wrong in Virginia, but that it is time to spin and strike.
Claire McCaskill urges the Democrats to forget about Virginia: “It’s time to spin and hit.” pic.twitter.com/3ddTivEwzT
– Sarah Reese-Jones (@PoliticusSarah) November 3, 2021
McCaskill said on MSNBC:
And that’s what I’m scared of the mostfrom.I ask my friends in theUnited States Senate, I am Ask all Democrats on Capitol hill, don’t spend days or minutes even trying to blame itsomeone for what happened This evening.Whose fault was it?Why weren’t the bills signed? Could Joe Biden made more?
IIt’s time to spin and hit.
You got a deal todayReduction of prescription drugsPrices in this country that be huge. You are on the brink ofLegislation passed.Forget the top number.Check out what it will dofor women in this countryespecially women with childrenwho want childcare needuniversal before-k.And I think we have oneOpportunity to turn that aroundfor next fall but not when wespend the next three weeks orMonth to find out who accuse.
Republicans are waging a culture war. It is time for the Democrats to stop fooling around and attacking.
Forget Virginia. The choice has been made.
It is more important to maintain control of Congress than to win a gubernatorial election outside of the year.
Instead of berating each other, it’s time the Democrats hit back.
Glenn Youngkin will be serving his one term and Virginia will be blue again. He doesn’t care. The Democrats must learn from the Virginia elections and go on the offensive.
Claire McCaskill was right. It’s time to wave and hit.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also the White House press pool and congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public policy with a specialization in social reform movements.
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