Former representative John DelaneyJohn Kevin DelaneyDelaney: 2020 Dem primary a choice between socialism and a form of capitalism "more just" NBC, CNN will host the first two Democratic debates on the primary to the 2020 presidential: Dem Dem slams Green: an agreement as realistic as the # Trump's statement that Mexico will pay for the wall MORE (D-Md.), A moderate Democrat, presidential candidate in 2020, urged the party not to nominate a pro-socialist candidate.
"If we want to win and beat Trump, we should not have a candidate who embraces socialism. That's not what the American people want, "Delaney told CNN on Wednesday.
In order to "beat Trump", Democratic candidate 2020 @JohnDelaney "We should not present a candidate who embraces socialism".
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An ideological debate between Democrats has intensified in recent months after Rep. Insurgency campaign. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezJack Abramoff Targets Dems as part of the New Super PAC Memo: Bernie Sanders' WH Launch Sharpens' Socialist 'Question Dems think they beat Trump in the battle for emergency declarations MORE (D-N.Y.), A self-proclaimed democratic socialist, dethroned a senior Democrat from the House mid-way through 2018.
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump offers Jeffrey Rosen to replace Rosenstein at MJ. McCabe says: "It's possible" Trump is an asset for Russia McCabe: Trump "undermines the role of law enforcement" has also sought to divide the Democrats on socialism, recently mentioning the ideology in his speech on the state of the Union and a speech this week on Venezuela in which he proclaimed: "The days of socialism are counted ".
Despite Delaney's disagreements with the more progressive wing of his party, he said he would still support the Democratic candidates who would face Trump in the general election.
"All the runners are so much better than President Trump, who, I think, has no moral compass and is dishonest with the American people, of course, I think I will support them all," he said. he declared Wednesday.
Wednesday's comments mark the second time in as many days as Delaney has ruled against the nomination of a candidate who supports socialism. He discussed the division between parties on Tuesday after Sanders announced the presidential election, saying the top-down approaches, reserved for the government, are not the best policies for the American people.
"This primary is going to be a choice between socialism and a more just form of capitalism. I believe in capitalism, free markets and the private economy. I do not think socialism is the answer, and I do not think that's what the Americans want. I do not believe that top-down, but only governmental, approaches are the right answer, "he said in a statement on Tuesday.