Appearing on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” Voto Latino CEO María Teresa Kumar said Democrats should not count on taking Florida’s 29 electoral votes in the upcoming 2020 presidential election if Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is the at the top of the ticket.
During a fairly contentious panel discussion on the viability of Sanders as a candidate due to self-identifying as a democratic socialist, Kumar claimed that would not play well Florida’s Latino community.
“All I can think about when David [Corn] was unpacking it for us, we can all agree is you can kiss Florida goodbye,” she explained. “I say that, Floridians — Latinos that have fled socialism, they have fled and they are in Florida and they have sensibilities that are different from the rest of the Latino community.”
“You pare that down with a lot of the more conservative folks that are Democrats in Florida and I don’t see a pathway for him there,” she continued. “That’s just the beginning. I can tell you right now Donald Trump has been targeting folks on my staff since March of last year with an anti-democratic socialist message in Spanglish, English and Spanish. They are not leaving anybody behind, people don’t realize there’s a socialization happening on the Trump campaign that’s been very effective. Then you understand the population of someone like a Floridian voter and you know vying for Florida, he’s [Sanders] going to figure out, if I don’t have Florida — I’m almost 125,000 percent confident he wouldn’t get it — where is the pathway?”
RNC spokesperson denounces ‘all people are created equal’ on Fox News
Republican National Committee spokesperson Liz Harrington on Sunday denounced the idea that "all people are created equal."
During an appearance on Fox News, Harrington blasted an op-ed in which presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden declared "all people are created equal and should be treated equally throughout their lives."
Harrington claimed that the idea is an assault on the Declaration of Independence, which says that all "men" are created equal.
Trump’s ‘chaos’ campaign is floundering and he has nowhere else to go: conservative
In her column for the Washington Post, 'Never-Trumper" conservative Jennifer Rubin said that Donald Trump's attempt to rile up voters with racist rhetoric and threats of "anarchists" destroying what the founders built is falling on deaf ears as his poll numbers continue to slide.
Worse yet for the president is that it is not sustainable and, with a cratering economy and pandemic tearing through the country on his watch, there is nothing left for his campaign to run on.
Trump campaign vows to defend famous statue of Jesus — that’s located in Brazil
President Donald Trump's campaign is making a solemn vow to supporters that he will never allow the destruction of iconic statues located in foreign countries.
The Daily Beast reports that the Trump campaign over the weekend sent out a new ad featuring a photo of the Cristo Redentor in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro and informed supporters that "WE WILL PROTECT THIS."
The Cristo Redentor is perhaps the most famous landmark in all of Brazil, but apparently no one on the Trump campaign realized that the statue was not located in the United States.