Democratic Governors ‘Alarmed’ At Party’s Leftward Swing — ‘It Scares People’

The Daily Caller | 7/19/2019 | Staff
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Democratic governors are worried about the party’s leftward swing going into the 2020 election cycle, fearing far-left policies such as abolishing private health insurance will alienate the voters they need to win.

Some of the governors gathered for an annual fundraising retreat in Nantucket last weekend told The New York Times that in addition to being too extreme, they think some of the policies are bad for the country, particularly on health insurance.

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“I don’t think that’s good policy or good politics,” Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo said. She chairs the Democratic Governor’s Association. “We cannot become the party of the checklist,” she added, referring to what The New York Times described as “cultural flash points.” Democrats should focus on “economic security,” she said.

“I think it scares people,” New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham told The New...
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