None of the candidates appeared eager to play the role of intra-party aggressor, preferring instead to use their national television time to tout their own readiness for office and make the case for why they are best suited to defeat Trump.
Democrats face internal dissension at a time when they need to focus on beating Donald Trump.
“It’s an indication of what’s to come and the excitement we are seeing from the grassroots.”
His sagging poll numbers never budged. Early on, he was often eclipsed by another Texan in the race who dropped out this fall, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, and another young former mayor, Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana.