Apparently Democrats were paying attention to the drubbing that soft-on-crime mayor Lori Lightfoot suffered in the Chicago mayoral election.
The DC crime bill passed the Senate last night 81-14-1 — a bipartisan landslide. That’s a stark contrast to the House, where 173 Democrats voted to greenlight the DC Council’s attempt to weaken punishments for violent crimes in the midst of a crime wave.
They had excuses about DC autonomy and statehood (never, please) but the reality is most of them were just following their party leader in the White House:
“So a lot of us who are allies voted no in order to support what the White House wanted. And now we are being hung out to dry,” the lawmaker continued. “F****** AMATEUR HOUR. HEADS SHOULD ROLL OVER AT THE WHITE HOUSE OVER THIS.” The House Democrat added multiple other lawmakers were “EXTREMELY pissed” about the situation.
Here is the shameful list of pro-crime Senators: