Behind the Poll:
Former spokesperson for Democratic D.C. mayor says became Republican because of Biden leadership
A former spokesperson for Washington, D.C., Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser says he switched political parties after President Biden assumed office and that he voted for Glenn Youngkin in the Republican’s recent, successful bid to become Virginia’s next governor.
Victor Jimenez told Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Wednesday night that until recently he was “lead public information officer at [Bowser’s] office for community affairs” and worked prior to that in a similar role for Latino outreach.
“The reason I switched parties is because of everything that’s going on in the country right now, We see immigration through the roof right now, and that is affecting a lot of Hispanic families in my home state of Virginia. And those are people who are already struggling with making ends meet.” ” Jimenez, an Afro-Dominican immigrant, told Carlson.