Updated Apr 21, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Clyburn: Democratic leadership has "got to go" if midterms fail

Assistant Democarat Leader James Clyburn.

Assistant Democarat Leader James Clyburn. Photo: Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Rep. James Clyburn, the third highest ranking Democrat in the House, told Politico that if Democrats don't take majority in November, all of the Democratic House leadership "have got to go."

The big picture: Democrats are pushing hard to take back the House in the midterms, and Axios' Alexi McCammond reports that they're feeling "increasingly...more certain" that they will. Clyburn said that even if Democrats are successful, there should be a "real assessment" of its leadership, per Politico.

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