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NRCC chairman predicts House will flip to GOP if Dems nominate Sanders


Added 02-25-20 05:35:02pm EST - “"The Democrats' embrace of socialism is going to cost their majority in the House..."” - Hotair.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Hotair.com: “NRCC chairman predicts House will flip to GOP if Dems nominate Sanders”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

NRCC chairman Rep. Tom Emmer predicts the House will flip to GOP control if Democrats nominate Bernie Sanders:

“The Democrats’ embrace of socialism is going to cost their majority in the House and they know that,” Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., told “America’s Newsroom.”

“They’re looking to have to defend an extreme radical socialist left agenda that, quite frankly, doesn’t represent mainstream America and doesn’t represent their district. This is why they’re going to lose their majority and they’re aware of it,” he said.

But CNN’s Chris Cillizza has a piece today arguing the contrary. Cillizza cites election analyst Nathan Gonzales who recently wrote at Roll Call that GOP control of the House looks far from a sure bet even with Sanders as the nominee:

On paper and in theory, Republicans’ chances of winning back the House look pretty good. But a district-by-district analysis reveals much longer odds, even if the Democrats nominate Bernie Sanders for president.

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