House Democrats elected to go home rather than finish a COVID-19 relief package. Now, Speaker Nancy Pelosi will campaign with Congresswoman Cindy Axne rather than work on the proposed relief.
The Polk County Democrats announced yesterday that Pelosi will join the 2020 Steak Fry on Sept. 12.
House Democrat leadership sent their members home until Sept. 14. And, according to reports, many freshman Democrats were not pleased with the failure to get a COVID relief deal done.
David Young called on Axne and House Democrats to return to Washington and get back to work on Aug. 11. Less than a week later Young called on Axne to demand Pelosi return to work on COVID relief legislation.
Young campaign manager, Andy Swanson, said it’s an example of failed Democrat leadership.
“Speaker Nancy Pelosi can’t be bothered to get back to negotiations on much needed COVID-19 relief, but apparently has time to campaign in Iowa for Cindy Axne and other Democrats. This is just another example of the failed leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives which has accomplished nothing except push for their partisan liberal agenda while launching incendiary remarks at Republicans, calling them ‘enemies of the state.’ Cindy Axne should be asked why her party’s priorities are more focused on partisan politics and the next election rather than actually getting to work for the American people.”