Democrats have high hopes of winning back the majority in the House of Representatives this year, but the man charged with keeping the GOP in control is confident his party will remain in power.
Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) is chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), which is tasked with electing Republicans to the House. Sessions says the dissatisfaction with the Obama administration that was palpable in 2010 is still very much alive.
“If the Democrats’ and Obama’s plan worked I’d be all for it. It does not. That’s why we’re not only going to maintain the majority in the House, we’re going to pick up seats,” Sessions told WND.
He says Republicans have a message of lower taxes, more jobs, less spending and less regulation and that the president is relying on division to secure a second term. Sessions lists the seats currently held by Democrats that he sees as ripe for the picking and discusses some of the toughest seats for Republicans to defend.
He offers his counter to President Obama’s argument that a do-nothing Congress is holding up our economic recovery and Sessions offers a very specific prediction for the House races this Fall.