Democratic Rep. Mondaire Jones rips the Arkansas Republican's "well-rounded" dog whistle in arguing against D.C. statehood.
The progressive New York Democrat also said President Joe Biden is “doing a tremendous job.”
The suburban New York Democrat has lofty progressive goals. He doesn’t think they conflict with “just getting stuff done.”
Jones and Torres, both of New York, are part of what's been described as a "rainbow wave" of LGBTQ officials who swept to victory Tuesday.
Liberal activists see a chance for a more outspoken champion after Rep. Nita Lowey’s retirement.
Rep. Nita Lowey, a New York Democrat, already faced a primary challenge from attorney Mondaire Jones.