Democrats Choose Election Denier Hakeem Jeffries As New House Minority Leader

Over the last few years, Democrats have regularly accused Republicans of being election deniers.

Now, they have chosen one as a leader.

Dems just chose Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to be the new minority leader in the House. Jeffries has a long record of being an election denier.

Breitbart News reports:

Democrat Election Denier Hakeem Jeffries Elected House Minority Leader

House Democrats on Wednesday elected Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) as minority leader after he repeatedly denied the legitimacy of the 2016 election.

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Jeffries, 52, a lawyer from Brooklyn, will now lead the House Democrats after Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stepped aside earlier this month to make way for a “new generation to lead the Democratic Caucus.”

Jeffries ran unopposed for the position and made history as one of the first election deniers to win a political party’s caucus in either chamber. Jeffries is also the first black congressman to become a minority leader.

The New York congressman was first elected to Congress in 2013 and has served as the chair of the House Democrat Caucus since 2019.

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“This is a moment of transition,” Jeffries told reporters Tuesday night. “We stand on the shoulders of giants, but are also looking forward to being able to do what’s necessary at this moment to advance the issues.”

Here’s a walk down memory lane with Jeffries.


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