Jamaal Bowman Responds to Massive Loss, Only Makes His Situation Look Worse – 'This Will Be a Battle' – EVOL

Rep. Jamaal Bowman may have lost big in his Democratic primary in New York — but he’s looking to take the party with him, if his concession speech was any indication.

Bowman, a member of the “squad” who had run a controversial campaign on top of a series of legislative controversies, was handily beaten by Westchester County Executive Steve Latimer in the primary for New York’s 16th Congressional District on Tuesday.

With 88 percent of the vote in as of early Wednesday morning, according to The Washington Post, Latimer led Bowman by 58.4 to 41.6 percent — the kind of drubbing one usually expects from a representative under indictment, say, or who got caught on camera with a prostitute.

However, Bowman’s failings spelled even larger problems himself — and for the Democratic Party in November.

While his behavior prior to the race was certainly a factor — he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and was censured by the House after pulling a fire alarm in the Capitol, allegedly to delay a crucial vote, and his past 9/11 “truther” claims were also brought back to light — the key reason for his loss was his pro-Hamas rhetoric and vociferous calls for



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