What does redistricting have to do with former President Barack Obama, his Attorney General, Eric Holder, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi? Is a single word: Power. As part of their resistance movement and shadow government efforts, they are positioning themselves for the National Census that will redraw Congressional districts. What kinds of strategies are they going to put into play to seize power from the GOP? Will there be a counter to their efforts?
As Written By Adelle Nazarian for Breitbart:
On Thursday, former President Barack Obama made his first political appearance since leaving office in January at a private fundraiser for the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC).
The event was put on to help bankroll the effort of Democrats to take back power after a devastating loss last November. It was held in a private home and was attended by Obama’s former Attorney General Eric Holder and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Holder is currently leading the NDRC. Prior to his appearance at Thursday’s fundraiser, he held a pep talk for a group of liberal lawyers and activists in San Francisco and encouraged them to keep fighting President Donald Trump and his administration.
The Democratic party has hit the ground running in their resistance efforts against President Donald Trump, his administration, and the Republicans. Thursday’s fundraiser was aimed at raising money for the upcoming electoral battles the party will face, which will determine the success of their anticipated redistricting efforts set to occur after the 2020 census is complete.
Prior to leaving his post as America’s 44th president, Obama stated that he would make redistricting his top priority during his post-White House career.
“Restoring fairness to our democracy by advocating for fairer, more inclusive district maps around the country is a priority for President Obama,” his spokesman Kevin Lewis said in…….
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