Only one religious group in the U.S. has a federally proclaimed month celebrating their history: the Jews. Why isn’t it a bigger deal?
Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Keith Ellison apparently got smeared by a right-wing campaign that claimed the two top Democrats failed to applaud the widow of a slain Navy SEAL at President Trump’s speech to Congress.
“I’m incredibly angry,” said Florida Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz as she opened a press conference in her home state Monday.
There’s no “Jewish caucus” in Congress like there is for Hispanic lawmakers, but the issue of LGBTQ rights has brought Jewish Democrats together.
After Trump called Senator Charles Schumer “Fake Tears Chuck,” Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz took aim.
“It’s totally unbelievable. I’ve never seen anything like this all my life,” Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz said of the masses that showed up for the march.
In a debate described as the “ugliest ever,” and marked by outright hostility between the candidates, trained ears also noticed an influx in Jewish namedropping by Donald Trump that could evoke anti-Semitic sentiments among some of his followers.
Controversies over her role as chair of the Democratic Party did not resonate among Florida voters, who chose once again Debbie Wasserman Schultz as their Democratic candidate for Congress.
Despite an attempt to show party unity at the Democratic convention last month, the fight between Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton continues to rage, this time in Florida.
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who resigned as chairwoman of the Democratic National Convention over leaked emails, denounced an exchange between staffers that proposed questioning Bernie Sanders’ belief in God.