Liberal journalists reacted to the GOP taking management of the Home of Representatives by blaming their victories on gerrymandering and predicting that Republicans would shortly trigger chaos within the decrease chamber of Congress.
The GOP has now received 218 seats after The Related Press projected that Republican Mike Garcia will win re-election in California’s twenty seventh Congressional District, securing a majority when the 118th U.S. Congress convenes in January.
Hours after the projection, MSNBC opinion columnist Jessica Levinson penned a chunk which claimed that Republicans taking the Home was the results of the Supreme Court docket and gerrymanding, not the individuals.
“It’s vital to know how we obtained right here,” Levinson wrote. “Particularly, the truth that one main Supreme Court docket case and two shadow docket orders nearly actually allowed the Republican Social gathering to gerrymander its method into this victory.”
Levinson detailed her speculation, asserting that the Supreme Court docket prevented the addition of new congressional districts, as a substitute reinforcing “unlawful racial gerrymanders” that allegedly diluted the rights of minority voters.
MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan additionally reacted to information of the inevitable Republican majority, calling the information each “astonishing” and “surprising.”
“Lower than two years since over 100 Home Republicans voted to overturn the 2020 election, even after a violent assault on the Capitol by Trump supporters, the GOP paid no main penalty and managed to reclaim management of the Home of Representatives at this time. Astonishing. Stunning,” he tweeted.
Hasan later mocked Republicans whereas reacting to a tweet from AP Congressional Reporter Farnoush Amiri, who revealed that Republicans had arrange an investigation into Hunter Biden as a part of their oversight agenda.
“However, however, I used to be informed the American individuals have been most involved about fuel costs and that was what they have been voting on and that the *Republicans* would clear up that downside for them? Was it a lie? Say it ain’t so!” Hasan responded to the information.
On Wednesday, Self-importance Truthful’s Molly Jong-Quick launched an article titled “Home of Horrors: The Marjorie Taylor Inexperienced Congress Is Upon Us.”
The piece described Kevin McCarthy as a “cowardly sycophant,” referred to the brand new GOP Home as “the land of misfit toys,” and predicted investigations into practically each Democrat, from Vice President Kamala Harris to Nancy Pelosi’ third cousin as soon as eliminated.
Left-wing podcast host Brian Tyler Cohen reacted to an AP piece titled “GOP wins slim Home majority, complicating formidable agenda.”
Cohen replied, “There’s…no agenda. That’s actually why they misplaced.”
The American Unbiased Senior Author Oliver Willis stated that Home Republicans have been poised to go “full Alex Jones” with their new majority.
“Home Republicans are going to go full Alex Jones and I’m preemptively begging Democrats to level this out for 2 years and never spend the whole time speaking about deficits and ‘kitchen desk points,” he tweeted.