NY Dem says will support GOP until Schumer ‘restores sanity and honesty’ to party

NY Dem says will support GOP until Schumer ‘restores sanity and honesty’ to party
Chuck Schumer (Image: Fox News video screen grab)

[Ed. – Not quite a #WalkAway, but still interesting. A provisional walk-away, maybe.]

New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) announced Thursday he will only support Republicans until Sen. Chuck Schumer restores sanity and honesty to the Democratic Party.

In a letter published on Hikind’s Facebook page, the powerful New York lawmaker criticized Schumer over a mailer he recently received from the Senate Minority Leader highlighting “hard right attacks” — ignoring the various policy victories under President Donald Trump.

“You forgot to tell us about the economy. As good as it’s been, economists expect even more growth through the end of the year,” Hikind began. “You forgot to tell us about unemployment, which is lower than it has been in decades, while economic confidence is at a 17-year high. It’s also at a record low for minorities.”

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