Vulnerable Democrats Avoiding Trump Bashing, As Polling Shows Ex-President Still Popular With Voters


House Democrats seeking reelection are planning to not attack former President Trump on the campaign trail, trying to avoid the missteps of 2020 and amid polling that shows Trump remains popular with voters.

Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Madeleine Dean says she is “focused on substantive issues. Not just retribution for a failed, corrupt president.” The congresswoman also says she’s “never been obsessed with going after former President Trump,” according to Politico.

Fellow House Democrat Rep. Stephanie Murphy, of Florida, says she’s also moved past Trump, calling him “a Republican problem.”

However, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is eyeing House Republicans whose vote against the Jan. 6 commission could hurt them back home, Politico also reports…. (Read more)

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