MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle on Monday had to remind DNC Chair Jaime Harrison that Republicans are not the party in power or at odds, the Democrats are.
In their discussion about divisions in the Democratic party over spending, Ruhle pressed the party chair over his repeated deflections blaming Republicans for “obstruction” rather than disagreement from within.
“Democrats deliver, Republicans obstruct,” said Harrison in discussing the infrastructure vote delay and new deadline set by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, after progressives held up the bill over disagreement with Democratic moderates such as Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and Sen. Joe Manchin on separate spending bills.
“Democrats are the ones who do set these deadlines, though,” Ruhle replied. “It was Speaker Pelosi who said this was going to