Liberals were dealt their first major disappointments of President Biden’s young administration as the United States launched airstrikes in Syria and the prospects for a $15 federal minimum wage dimmed.
“We didn’t flip Georgia Blue for Biden to air strike Syria,” left-wing activist Ja’Mal Green tweeted. “We flipped Georgia Blue for our $2,000 Stimulus Checks.”
“And for $15 minimum wage,” he added. “And for $50,000 of student loan debt to be canceled.”
The two Georgia Senate races shifted the Senate to Democratic control after Kamala Harris was sworn in as vice president on Jan. 20, giving the party the White House