Maxine Waters, Adam Schiff among high-profile Dems poised to control committees if House flips

Maxine Waters, Adam Schiff among high-profile Dems poised to control committees if House flips
Maxine Waters. Adam Schiff (Images: Left—MSNBC video screen grab, right—YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – If that’s not enough to get you to crawl to the polls next Tuesday, then nothing is.]

A hard-charging New York congressman who forced his way into a federal immigration detention facility.

An intensely private Baltimore representative who says he just wants to cut through the “unnecessary BS” and get to “the facts.”

A take-no-prisoners Los Angeles Democrat who has called on supporters to “push back” on Trump administration officials in public — as many progressive activists took to restaurants and university events to do just that.

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They’re all part of the cast of prominent and lesser-known Democrats who have spent the past two years openly sparring with President Trump, and who are now poised to assume control of key committees if Republicans lose control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections.

Trump, for his part, has vowed to fight back, saying in an interview with The Washington Times that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, was breaking the law by threatening last week that Democrats would use subpoena power as a “negotiating” tool. As Pelosi eyes reclaiming the speakership if her party takes power, numerous ranking members are lining up for influential jobs below her.

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