Keith Ellison officially stepped down from his post at the Democratic National Committee this week; resigning from the DNC to focus on his new job as the Attorney General for the state of Minnesota.
DNC Chair Tom Perez released a statement confirming Ellison’s decision, saying “Minnesotans will have a full-time champion fighting for affordable health care, a fair economy, and opportunity for all.”
NEW… Tom Perez just emailed this note, saying Keith Ellison has stepped down from DNC to focus on his new job as atty gen of Minnesota. pic.twitter.com/Rximb5eeQt
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) November 8, 2018
Despite accusations of domestic abuse from his former girlfriend, Ellison defeated Republican Doug Wardlow Tuesday night to become Minnesota’s next Attorney General.
ELLISON EXPLODES: DNC Deputy Says 'WOMEN ARE DYING' Because of GOP Voters
Firebrand Congressman Keith Ellison raised eyebrows across the country over the weekend; telling a progressive rally that “women are dying” because Republicans are winning elections throughout the nation.
Ellison was speaking at the Progressive Change Campaign Committee when he launched into his anti-GOP tirade, telling the packed audience that Democrats “don’t have the right” to lose future elections for the safety of women across America.
DNC Vice Chair Keith Ellison says “women are dying” because Democrats are losing elections pic.twitter.com/SvJLYKRS98
— FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) April 15, 2018
“Women are dying because we are losing elections. We don’t have the right to lose a damn election!” screamed Ellison.
The DNC senior official was likely referencing maternal survival rates; statistics which have largely stabilized for decades.
Watch Ellison explode above.
ELLISON EXPLODES: DNC Deputy Says NATIONAL BORDER Creates ‘Imbalance and Injustice’
DNC Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison slammed the notion of “national borders” during a fiery interview this week, saying borders created an “imbalance and injustice” for migrants seeking higher wages in the United States.
The video of Ellison railing against the nation’s immigration policies appeared online Wednesday, with the DNC chief saying organizations are permitted to open factories outside the US but migrants were unable to enter the country to find higher paying jobs.
DNC Deputy Chair Keith Ellison says national borders create ‘imbalance and injustice’. Do you think borders are important for our nation’s security? pic.twitter.com/d7totPZwXL
— Fox & Friends First (@FoxFriendsFirst) July 19, 2018
“Certain people can get certain rights to go back and forth across the border seeking out the lowest wages, but people -regular people- cannot go back and forth across the border seeking the highest wages,” said Ellison.
“What it creates is an imbalance, it creates an injustice,” he added.
Watch Ellison’s comments above.