Five veterans who worked on an advisory council to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema quit their posts on Thursday with a scathing message to the Arizona Democrat accusing her of failing her constituents.
Sinema is a major holdout among Democrats working to advance President Joe Biden’s ambitious domestic agenda, refusing to support a package that would cost $3.5 trillion over the course of a decade.
“You have become one of the principal obstacles to progress, answering to big donors rather than your own people,” the veterans told Sinema.
The New York Times was first to report the group’s decision.
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