In one corner is Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and her small gang of millennial crybully mean girls associated with the Democratic Socialists of America. In the other corner are the longtime career pros of the Congressional Black Caucus who are sick and tired of her.
The CBC and the progs have very different priorities.
The CBC is supportive of the Dem leadership, it isn’t obsessed with Trump (though some like Rep. Maxine Waters have cashed in very effectively) and largely wants to achieve conventional policy and pork goals. On the other side, Cortez and the gang are threatening to primary some CBCers and force their way into the leadership without paying their dues.
The Cortez prog gang’s threats to target CBC lawmakers with their infinite pile of lefty cash is breaking the camel’s back.
Congressional Black Caucus members are furious at Justice Democrats, accusing the outside progressive group aligned with firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) of trying to oust lawmakers of color, specifically African American lawmakers.
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