Dem Rep Crowley: Harvey ‘An Opportunity’ to Show Gov’t Is Good – We Should Help Those ‘Sold a Bill of Goods’ About Less Gov’t

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” House Democratic Caucus Chairman Representative Joe Crowley (D-NY) stated that Hurricane Harvey is a chance to show that the government is good sometimes and Democrats should say they support taking care of people “who have been sold a bill of goods about the need for less government.”

Co-host Joe Scarborough asked Crowley what a Democrat in the South or Midwest what they should say to their voters. Crowley answered, “I think what they say to his or her voters is that, I’m about representing the people in my district. I’m about taking care of the people like the people of Texas today, who are suffering as a result of this hurricane, and the people in Kentucky, the people who have been sold a bill of goods about the need for less government. Here’s an opportunity to show that sometimes government is a good thing. It actually can help people, and that’s what they’re about. All politics is local.”

(h/t RCP Video)

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