Liberal Democrats warned they would wage a pressure campaign on Joe Biden if he won the White House, and they’re not waiting until Inauguration Day.
Though President Trump has declined to concede, liberals are busy needling Biden about appointing like-minded Democrats to his Cabinet and other administration posts. And they’re putting the president-elect in a bind.
Biden appears to have won more than 270 electoral votes thanks, in part, to the support and activism of more liberal Democrats who “settled” for him over Trump. But centrist Democrats, independents, and disenchanted Republicans are also members of his broad coalition.
And if both the Senate Democratic candidates running in Georgia’s runoffs are defeated in January, as history predicts, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will preside over Biden’s confirmation processes.
Republican strategist Alex Conant, who advised Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign on communications, said Biden’s apparent victory earned him political capital with Democrats.
“But that doesn’t change the fact that