Senator Joe Manchin (D., W. Va.) is reportedly looking to leave the Senate, which could jeopardize Democrats’ chances of taking the chamber in 2020.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.), who was sworn into Congress for the first time less than two weeks ago, is already facing scrutiny from some Democratic senators who say her views don’t represent those of their constituents.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.V.) said many times during his successful reelection campaign last year that “Washington sucks,” and he is reportedly considering a bid to return to the governor’s mansion.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D.), who has been floated as a potential 2020 presidential candidate, on Tuesday rebuked the decision by Senate Democrats to name Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) as the ranking member of the Senate Energy Committee, calling the appointment “disappointing.”
Potential 2020 presidential candidates are targeting Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.), saying he should not be named the senior Democratic member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) said in a recent interview that he believes Democrats need to start going on Fox News, saying that they “have to go into that arena.”
Politifact reported it was only “mostly true” that Democratic incumbent senator Joe Manchin (W.Va.) said he wanted to “beat the living crap out of” his Republican opponent Patrick Morrisey.