Yesterday, we wrote about the growing Civil War within the Maryland Democratic Party. The fierce battles between fellow Democrats, Senate President Mike Miller and Comptroller Peter Franchot, have been the most shattering to the illusion that Maryland Democrats are unified.
It seems like everywhere you look in Maryland, Democrats are fighting Democrats. From the gubernatorial primary to the battles between Comptroller Peter Franchot and Legislative leaders, Democrats are viciously attacking one another.
Maryland Democrats are playing political games with school construction funding because they're upset that Governor Hogan and Comptroller Franchot have worked in a bipartisan fashion to prioritize common sense initiatives instead of pet projects. Democratic Party leadership are rushing House Bill 1783 through the General Assembly in an un-Democratic manner.
First, the House of Delegates amended the bill at a secretive workgroup that was not live-streamed, recorded, or publicized and then passed the amendment on a party-line vote.
Annapolis, MD - Maryland Republican Party Chairman Dirk Haire has issued the following statement: