June 11, 2019
22 Democratic debate qualifiers and 20 spots. So who gets the little table?
After saturating Twitter something fierce in a quest for $1 donations over the weekend, Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand has finally secured herself a spot on the Democratic Party's debate stage in June, bringing up the rear. According to the Daily Caller: New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has qualified for the Democratic presidential debates that will take place later in June, her campaign announced Monday. Gillibrand officially surpassed 65,000 donors over the weekend, meeting the criteria to earn a spot in the debates in Miami, Florida. One problem: There are only 20 spots on the debate stage. Gillibrand's stagger over the finish line makes 22 among the qualifiers. And maybe the last two Democratic hopefuls can pull a one-off and secure themselves spots, too, making the total 24, which leaves Democratic Party boss Tom Perez's effort to cull the herd two weeks ago...(Read Full Post)