South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that a surging Sen. Bernie Sanders puts his party’s current hold on the House of Representatives in jeopardy. “It will be an extra burden for us to have to carry,” he said.
“A lot of people think so,” Rep. Jim Clyburn tells @GStephanopoulos when asked if Sanders being the nominee could put the House majority in danger.
— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) February 23, 2020
He says the people of his state are leery of someone with the socialist label.
He's not wrong on this point … https://t.co/sKYnx9yvIt
— FITSNews.com 📡 (@fitsnews) February 23, 2020
Must be absolute panic at the DNC today and among party leaders, Obamas, Clintons, etc. Even widely respected DEM House leader says Bernie Sanders and his socialist programs will put the House majority in play. https://t.co/Tyug3gerFz
— Robert Blizzard (@robertblizzard) February 23, 2020
Doesn’t seem to be bothering some in his party.
Backfire of the YEAR! Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s claim of ‘tearing up’ at the thought of President Bernie has OTHERS in tears (of laughter) https://t.co/Abp33zPRi9
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 23, 2020
At any rate, they now seem to have their work cut out for them if they want to stop him.