Newly elected progressive Democrat starlets are “overplaying their hand” and may make it increasingly difficult for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) “to move forward” with the party’s agenda after the 2018 midterm elections, attorney Harmeet Dhillon said Tuesday night on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle.”
Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) joined climate change activists in a protest outside Pelosi’s office on Tuesday during the first day of her own freshman orientation on Capitol Hill.
A video that circulated on social media showed Ocasio-Cortez (pictured above left) high-fiving the protesters with the Sunrise Movement and Justice Democrats — before addressing them.
Ocasio-Cortez also shared a photo of herself with newly elected lawmakers Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) — and she captioned it “Squad.”
These progressive women include the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, and the youngest woman elected to Congress.
Meanwhile, Pelosi is seeking to reclaim the speakership of the House as some anti-Establishment incoming and incumbent members of the House refuse to support her.
“These women may as well be the four horsewomen of the apocalypse for the Democratic Party, if you ask me,” said Fox News host Laura Ingraham, “because they represent some of the most radical views in Congress: free college for all, free health care for all, the abolishment of ICE, and a Green New Deal where the U.S. depends entirely on renewable energy.”
Dhillon, founder of the Dhillon Law Group Inc. and the Republican National Committeewoman for California, told Ingraham that Ocasio-Cortez’s protest stunt was “a little wacky and alarming, I’m sure particularly for Nancy Pelosi and other senior leaders of the Democratic Party, because they’ve won the election already.”
“Now is the time for them to coalesce if they want to get everything done. But there’s already …read more