Rep. Luis Garcia Lashes Out at Debbie Wasserman Schultz After Alex Penelas Buzz Emerges

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So, state Rep. Luis Garcia was the Democrat who was supposed to take on scandal plagued Rep. David Rivera in November. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, buzz emerged that former Miami-Dade mayor Alex Penelas, also a Dem, was mulling entering the race (he's talking publicly about it now, but has yet to make a decision).

Now Garcia has lashed out against DNC chair and Broward County-area Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz for betraying him.

Garcia was identified by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee as a possible candidate to take on Rivera. Garcia said he got calls from high-powered Dems, and they even called his wife to encourage to run. Garcia accepted the overtures and announced his campaign, but says that he hasn't received the support he thought he would.

"Every step of the way, I have met road blocks -- road blocks -- from Debbie Wasserman Schultz," Garcia tells Naked Politics.

He says that Wasserman Schultz has refused to help him out in fundraising and repeatedly put off meeting him.

Her only comment on his fundraising?

"Boy, you guys are pathetic. You didn't raise enough money," she said at a party event in D.C., according to Garcia.

Earlier this week Garcia got a call from Alex Penelas himself. The former mayor told the State Rep. that he had meet with Wasserman Schultz and DCCC chair Rep. Steve Israel about entering the race. That was news to Garcia.

Garcia says he's called Rep. Israel, but the NY lawmaker has yet to bother to get back to him.

Well, this certainly seems like a big mess. Leave it to the Democratic party to screw up one of their best shots at knocking off a Republican Congressman in 2012.

[Naked Politics: Democrat war: Rep. Luis Garcia blasts Wasserman Schultz, DCCC chief for betrayal, dishonesty]

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Daniel
Daniel

Yet another Cuban-American dem getting screwed over by Washerface Schultz. She did the same bullshit in 2008 with Martinez and Garcia when they were taking on the Diaz-Balart bros. Hopefully Obama himself comes down here and campaigns for Garcia, that's about the only way it seems he would get any help.

No Rent Lease
No Rent Lease

Penelas also gave the Heat and it's billionaire owner a No Rent lease for the AAA Arena. No Rent? For a billionaire?

The fake Democrat
The fake Democrat

Alex Penelas is a fake Democrat. Penelas will always be the toast of the Republican Party for stabbing Al Gore in the back and getting George W. Bush elected to his first term.

Penelas is a creep
Penelas is a creep

Penelas is another gay egomaniac. Every one of his staffers got rich off the County and the Airport while Penelas was Mayor.

Then Penelas stabbed Al Gore and the Democratic party in the back.

Penelas the idiot
Penelas the idiot

Thank Penelas for the Heat never paying a cent in RENT even though their revenues are $60 MILLION.

Never vote for the dumb Fu*k.

Debbie Whassername Slut...
Debbie Whassername Slut...

Don't believe a word out of Debbie Whasshername Slut's mouth, she's a democratic lying bitch!! She's Barry's lap dancer on Air Force 1...

Remember Al Gore
Remember Al Gore

Luis Garcia is a nice guy. Easy to talk to. Alex Penelas is the guy who stabbed Al Gore in the back and caused George W. Bush to get elected.

Besides Penelas is gay.

Fred Menachem
Fred Menachem

He has three children, isn't it time for the gay stuff to take a rest...

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