The dust hasn’t settled on last November’s elections and we’re off for the 2022 one’s…
Democrats ARE gonna need a BIG push to keep their majorities in the House, Senate and State races…
The DNC is also gonna have to work hard….
A liberal voting rights group is pledging to spend at least $1 million to oust 20-plus Republican members of Congress who voted to contest the presidential election results.
The Voter Protection Project, which shared its plans first with POLITICO, is releasing its target list on Friday. Each of the House members and senators in the PAC’s crosshairs has been singled out in part because they won their last races by single digits.
The list, which the organization dubs the “Treason Caucus,” includes Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas), Josh Hawley (Mo.) and Rick Scott (Fla.). Reps. Devin Nunes (Calif.), Darrell Issa (Calif.), Scott Perry (Pa.) and Jeff Van Drew (N.J.) are among the House members the PAC is looking to unseat.
“These are people who perpetuate the big lie [that] this election was stolen from Donald Trump,’” said Andrew Janz, founder of the Voter Protection Project, who ran against Nunes in 2018. “These are people who — after insurrectionists and domestic terrorists tried to overthrow an election — these are the same members of Congress, same politicians, who went back on the House floor, on the Senate floor, and voted in support of these insurrectionists by trying to invalidate a legal and fair election.”
A total of 139 Republican House members and eight senators voted to object to the election results in January, shortly after a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.
Separately, the group is making public another target list of more challenging races — tagged “Most Wanted” — which includes Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Ga.), Lauren Boebert (Colo.), Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) and Matt Gaetz (Fla.)….