Inslee Strategy: Hit GOP Govs on “Kowtowing” to Trump

The DGA chairman also wants Democrats to talk about gun control.

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Zach C. Cohen
March 6, 2018, 10:52 a.m.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D), the chairman of the DGA, believes Democrats should highlight Republican candidates’ embrace of President Trump.

Inslee: “We have Republican governors who are kowtowing to Donald Trump and will continue to do so, who have been lackeys to his abysmal record and his moral depravity and his inhumane policies, and that all across the country they will be called to account for that chaotic behavior.”

“Democrats are tracking Republican gubernatorial primaries, where in most states, candidates—even in Nevada, Michigan, Florida and Tennessee, where Trump’s backing of one candidate is already public—are still elbowing each other to out-Trump each other. The strategy isn’t anything like the distance that many House Republicans are already trying to create from the president.”

“He wants his candidates to learn hard into pushing for restrictions on magazine size, banning bump stocks, raising the minimum age for buying assault rifles—and make it into an argument for states doing what Trump and the Republicans in Washington haven’t.” (Politico)


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