Psaki: 'Pissed Off' Voting Rights Advocates Should 'Go to Kickboxing Class, Have a Margarita'


White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday on ABC’s “The View” that “pissed off” voting rights advocates should “go to kickboxing class, have a margarita” before resuming their fight.

Guest co-host Linsey Davis said, “Of course, as you know, all too well, earlier this week, the Senate once again failed to pass voting rights protections, with Democrats Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema joining all Republicans in rejecting changing the filibuster rules. The president has said that he was disappointed but not deterred. So where do you see a path forward at this point?”

Psaki said, “Well, the path forward is we have to keep fighting. Look, I think this week has been frustrating, devastating, angering, all of those things to everybody who’s been fighting for this. There are so many activists across the country who have been so central to getting to this point. I mean, just a year ago, there were more people who were opposed to filib... (Read more)

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