An already vulnerable Democrat was caught slamming her constituents on a recent Zoom call about the redrawing of her district, recalling how she was “dismayed” over representing a county that supports former President Donald Trump.
Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA) was overheard criticizing her constituents in Carbon County during a Zoom call with fellow Pennsylvania lawmakers Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), along with two others, and claimed the voters in the county “drank the Trump Kool-Aid.”
“I acquired Carbon County as part of my district last year, and Matt did not then represent it. Matt had actually represented Carbon County in the past, so it was very valuable for me in terms of talking to him,” Wild said. “After Trump came along, it went from a sort of working-class blue district