Newsmax host mocks Rep. Hakeem Jeffries for his name

Greg Kelly: Jeffries eyed as the new leader of the House Democrats because the name Hakeem is “so cool right now”

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Citation From the November 17, 2022, edition of Newsmax's Greg Kelly Reports

GREG KELLY (HOST): Who could be next on the Democrat side as far as leadership? Looks like it’s this guy. 

Give it up, Hakeem. This is Hakeem Jeffries, and he’s been there since 2012, and everybody says, this is probably the next minority leader. Could be a Speaker someday. Not much in the way – just like Kevin McCarthy, not much in the way of intellect or accomplishment. For this guy, though, you know what his calling card is? The name. Hakeem. I mean, that is – come on – that’s fashionable. That is so cool right now, and I think that’s what’s happening here.