President Joe Biden walks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., as he departs the U.S. Capitol after addressing the House Democratic Caucus, Thursday, October 28, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

In one of the most stunning and devastating losses for Democrats, the party’s top U.S. House campaign committee chairman, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), was defeated. The loss of his seat is the first time a DCCC chairman has lost their seat in 40 years. Maloney conceded the race to Republican Mike Lawler Wednesday. Republicans almost ousted DCCC chair, Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL), during the 2020 election, as well.

The Daily Wire reports:

Lawler, a first-term assemblyman, focused on crime and inflation to knock off the incumbent in the typically liberal 17th congressional district of New York.

Lawler, as of Wednesday afternoon, is at 50.6%, compared to Maloney’s 49.4%, with about 95% of the vote counted.

“I don’t like to lose, but my opponent won this race. He won it fair and square. That means something,” the big money-backed Democrat said Wednesday. “The right thing to do is say the other guy won and wish him well.”

Early in the race, Maloney had a big advantage in cash on hand, with $2.4 million compared to Lawler’s $435,588.

Lawler said after the victory, “Congressman Maloney was very gracious. He said I ran a great race and deserved to win. I was very humbled.” The GOP is poised to take back the U.S. House and fire Nancy Pelosi as speaker.

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Joe Fioravanti
6 months ago

Congratulations To Mr. Lawler for his win and hopefully the Republicans can turn the direction that our Country is going in around come January 2023. It is a shame that so MUCH money is spent on Elections instead of The Contributors donating to other causes like Handicapped Veterans, the Homeless Crisis we have, and the return of Law and Order to our Country. America FIRST then we can HELP other GOOD Countries that are in need of help. Our Border should be secured IMMEDIATELY and all the Immigrants who entered our Country illegally should be rounded up and vetted in order to be allowed to get a green card, otherwise, send them back across the Southern Border they crossed to illegally gain entry.

Connie Mays
5 months ago

“take back the House and fire Pelosi” !! Music to the ears of any Conservative/Republican!