As the Democrats continue to vilify President Trump’s legal challenges to the 2020 election, the focus of the American political world is heading down to Georgia, where the balance of the Senate will be decided just after the turn of the year.
The Peach State is slated to hold two runoff elections on January 5th, both for the US Senate. Given how things have already shaken out for the higher chamber of Congress, these two seats will be integral for either party to take a majority in the Senate, which could be the key the Democrats need to get anything done over the next four years.
And so they are going to pour every resource they have into the dirty south, induing a freshman House Rep. from Brooklyn who’s probably never even eaten at a Waffle House before.
Anchor Jake Tapper said, “Biden is planning a wave of executive orders to roll back some of Trump’s policies once he takes office, on everything from climate to the so-called Muslim ban. As of now, however, it looks as though Republicans, at least until January, will hold control of the Senate. That’s going to complicate your desire and the desire of other progressives for bold, sweeping, progressive legislation. I mean, theoretically, you can pass anything you want in the House, but it doesn’t matter if it goes to die in the Senate. How are you going to negotiate that? Are you going to work with more moderate Senate Republicans to try to pass something in the House that can get through the Senate?”
Ocasio-Cortez said, “Well, I’m going to be spending my next couple of months doing everything that I can to extend help and offer support to the work of fantastic leaders that we just heard from like Stacey Abrams to make sure that we don’t have a Republican Senate majority, that we win these races in Georgia, that we secure a Democratic Senate majority, so that we don’t have to negotiate in that way. ”
Of course, negotiation is precisely the reason for the system of elective government that we maintain here in the USA.
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