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Consumer prices increased 6.8% in November from last year, the largest increase in 39 years. But in an attempt to save face ahead of the 2022 midterms, Democrats have downplayed voters’ inflation concerns for months.
For Illinois Democratic Representatives Sean Casten and Lauren Underwood, even an epidemic that killed 1,187 Illinoisans in one year wasn’t enough to put politics aside.
Casten was asked at a recent town hall to condemn anti-Semitic statements made by his colleague, Rep. Ilhan Omar. Instead of doing so, he opted to call Rep. Dan Crenshaw a “racist” who “opposes brown people.”
Without any real results to point to, it’s no surprise Sean Casten is standing with the “Squad” and backing a baseless impeachment inquiry.
Sean Casten secured quite a bit of help from outside sources in his primary and general election races, including money from a Super PAC financed by his dad.