Democrats Point Fingers While Biden Credits Trump For Party’s Election Setbacks

Frustrated Democrats blamed one another and President Biden on Wednesday after the party’s devastating losses in Virginia and narrow win for New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy that was supposed to be a cakewalk.

The victory by Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin, a Republican, raised questions for Mr. Biden and hisallies, who have failed to deliver big-spending results for their base and now risk losing the House and the Senate next year.

“I don’t think the Republicans themselves did anything to improve the party brand,” said Republican Party strategist Ford O’Connell. “They were successful [on Tuesday] because they literally watched Democrats light themselves on fire for the past 10 months.”

He said former President Donald Trump helped Republican candidates by providing a road map of “America First” working-class issues.

Read more from Dave Boyer, Tom Howell Jr. and Mica Solemner at The Washington Times

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