Nevada Democrats split on Biden exit

Nevada Democrats split on Biden exit


Democrats‘ intraparty squabble about President Joe Biden’s shaky bid for reelection is widening as two Nevada representatives split on the president’s electability. 

While Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV), the powerful head of the Congressional Black Caucus, remains steadfast in his support for Biden, one of his Democratic colleagues is sounding uneasy.

“I expressed serious concerns after the debate, and I still have them,” Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV) told the Nevada Independent on Monday. “[Biden] needs to prove to the American public that he can do the job for four more years.”

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Both Horsford’s and Lee’s seats are considered competitive, with both representatives clinching a win in 2022 by under 5%. Lee’s district is especially vulnerable to Republican takeback after she retained her seat in a tight

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