The now-former spokesman for District of Columbia Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser advised Fox Information on Wednesday that President Biden’s tenure in workplace has led him to alter occasion affiliation and in addition to vote for GOP businessman Glenn Youngkin within the off-year gubernatorial election in Virginia, the place he resides.
Victor Jimenez advised “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that his political shift was not a small choice, including that he was till not too long ago the “lead public data officer at [Bowser’s] workplace for neighborhood affairs” and beforehand in an analogous position for Latino outreach.
Jimenez, who’s an Afro-Dominican immigrant in response to a tweet from the DC Workplace of Latino Affairs, beforehand advised Spanish-language community Telemundo that “Biden turned me right into a Republican” and that the president has “destroyed the financial system.”
After host Tucker Carlson performed that aforementioned clip, Jimenez stated he stands by his choice to depart the Democratic Celebration and primarily oppose the controlling occasion within the nation’s capital — the place there has not been a Republican mayor since 1900 when Henry B.F. McFarland was elected below DC’s former commissioner-led system of governance.
“The rationale I switched events is due to every thing that’s occurring within the nation proper now. We see immigration via the roof proper now and that affects a variety of Hispanic households in my dwelling state of Virginia,” Jimenez stated. “And people are people who find themselves already fighting making ends meet.”
Jimenez advised Carlson that the unlawful immigration disaster is a prime purpose why he left the Democratic Celebration.
“For those who take a look at the southern border, we’ve 1000’s of people who find themselves simply ready there. And I’m not saying we’ve good folks attempt to come into the nation with good intentions, however we even have dangerous folks coming into the nation with dangerous intentions. Individuals with unlawful weapons and medicines and people who find themselves operating from their legislation enforcement in their very own nation.”
Carlson replied that, within the Democratic Celebration’s strict categorical hierarchy, the belief could be that Jimenez would each proceed to be a Democrat and moreover be supportive of unlawful immigration.
“Being Hispanic and Black, I must be Democrat by default,” Jimenez replied. “However I’m going in opposition to their narrative and I really feel like proper now every thing is crumbling for the Democrats.”
He referenced Youngkin’s defeat of former Gov. Terry McAuliffe as “the start of the top” for the occasion and a possible precursor to a GOP landslide in 2022.
“I guess [Bowser] could be very confused by this,” Carlson remarked in response.
As Carlson famous, Washington is essentially the most Democratic metropolis in America, the place each Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden collected greater than 90% of the vote every over Republican Donald Trump.