Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) blasted “corporate Democrats” for rejecting far-left policies in the wake of their losses in the U.S. House of Representatives, reflecting the bitter divide between Democrats as moderate members blame far-left proposals for their party’s defeats.
In an op-ed published Wednesday, Sanders praised the work of the “progressive community” for bringing Joe Biden (D) over the finish line, but admitted that the “blue wave” did not materialize, calling the results in both the House and Senate races “disappointing.” In the days following, there have been reports of Democrat infighting between moderates and the radical left.
“We have to commit to not saying the words ‘defund the police’ ever again,” Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) told her colleagues.
“We need to not ever use the words socialist or socialism ever again. It does matter, and we have lost good members because of that,” she continued. She added that Democrats