Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez told NBC's Chuck Todd that President Donald Trump is perhaps "the worst president" in American history. The former Obama cabinet official on Wednesday's broadcast of MSNBC's Meet the Press Daily:
TODD: Last month, you said you’re not talking about impeachment, but you know that a lot of members of the Democratic party are. You’ve had a couple of House members force a vote on it, on the House floor. You have Tom Steyer. What do you say to progressives? You want a message, not just anti-Trump, meaning not just about impeachment. What do you tell those in the Democratic base that say, no, no, no, no, no, Mr. Chairman. They do want to talk impeachment. What do you say to them?
PEREZ: Here’s what we agreed—this is the worst president, perhaps, in American history. This tax giveaway to wealthy people and very large corporations that don’t need it is an abomination. The effort to back-door repeal the Affordable Care Act is unconscionable. The cultural corruption in Washington, like there was in Alabama, is unbecoming the executive branch. There’s no doubt about that. That’s why my focus has been on building that infrastructure, Chuck, that allows us to win elections up and down the ticket. While we’re working to elect people from the school board to the Oval Office, because I think the most effective way to make this current moment in our history, a brief moment, is to elect Democrats up and down the ticket and that’s why I’m working my tail off to do that, and where my focus is, and I’m proud of the work we’ve done in 2017. Invest in almost $1 million in Alabama.