By Jacqueline Luqman
JACQUELINE LUQMAN Hi. I’m Jacqueline Luqman with The Real News Network. We’re continuing a discussion about the DCCC’s campaign that was announced a few months ago stating that they would blacklist any consulting firm that supported progressive candidates who are running against incumbent House Democrats. We talked in the first segment to Ryan Grimm with The Intercept about specifically the campaign in Illinois that is a challenge to Dan Lipinski’s campaign, and we’re continued in this discussion here with Eugene Puryear. Again, Eugene is a journalist, author, and activist and he’s co-founder of Stop Police Terror-DC and a member of DC’s Movement for Black Lives Steering Committee. Thank you for continuing on with me today, Eugene.
EUGENE PURYEAR Happy to be here, Jackie.
JACQUELINE LUQMAN So we talked about the overall policy and the overall opposition to this DCCC policy, which has actually been very robust since the story broke. As a matter of fact, congressional progressives have come out quite vocally against the policy. You have Ayanna Pressley who has tweeted her opposition to the policy, pointing out that were it not for support she received in her…