rappresentante. Clyburn says Democrats' use of 'defund the police' is 'cutting the throats of the party'

Clyburn was responding to a question about his decision to endorse Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Shontel Brown, un democratico moderato, per l'edilizia abitativa e lo sviluppo urbano (PELLE) Secretary Marcia Fudge’s former Ohio congressional seat over Nina Turner, the progressive frontrunner of the race, who co-chaired Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 corsa presidenziale.

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What I try to do is demonstrate by precept and example how we are to proceed as a party,” Clyburn told the Times. “When I spoke out against sloganeering, like ‘burn, bambino, burn’ in the 1960s and ‘defund the police,’ which I think is cutting the throats of the party, I know exactly where my constituents are. They are against that, and I’m against that.

The House majority whip, who has repeatedly voiced concerns against calls to reduce police funding, made similar comments in November when he told Axios that Democrats struggled in the 2020 elezioni “because we were not able to discipline ourselves according to voter sentiment.

Frusta della maggioranza della casata James Clyburn, D-S.C., center left, reaches over to Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., joined by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., centro, and members of the Congressional Black Caucus. (Foto AP / J. Scott Applewhite)

Frusta della maggioranza della casata James Clyburn, D-S.C., center left, reaches over to Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., joined by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., centro, and members of the Congressional Black Caucus. (Foto AP / J. Scott Applewhite)

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