N.Y. Dem Pledges to Vote GOP Until Party Returns to “Sanity”

Also rebukes longtime political ally Chuck Schumer

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is facing rebuke from a fellow New York Democrat and longtime political ally, for distorting—for electoral gain—the record and policies of the Trump administration.

Assemblyman Dov Hikind, who represents Schumer’s home borough of Brooklyn in the New York legislature, penned an open letter to the senator after receiving a campaign mailer soliciting financial contributions. Hikind said the mailer attacked the “hard right” while omitting “vital information.”

In his letter, which was posted on the assemblyman’s Facebook page, Hikind castigated Schumer for promising to fight “for Democratic values” while providing little in means of substance.

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