DNC big threatens breakaway N.Y. state senators with ‘flyswatter’


DNC big threatens breakaway N.Y. state senators with ‘flyswatter’

ALBANY — A top leader of the national Democratic party warned a group of breakaway Democratic state senators to break its leadership alliance with the Republicans or face primary battled.“I do believe you can get more flies with honey than vinegar, but after you give enough honey to the fly, sometimes you’ve got to plug the fly swatter in,” said Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, who is also the Democratic National Committee deputy chairman.
“I say come home. You’re welcome. But if you won’t come, you’re going to have to be primaried.”
Ellison made his comments about the Independent Democratic Conference, …

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