Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan is challenging Nancy Pelosi for minority leader in the House. He promises to take the party national, from it’s current West Coast and Northeast regional party status.

He also threatened a “Youngstown street fight” if Republicans try to defund Planned Parenthood:

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) on Sunday said Democrats will try to work with the incoming president but will push back if he doesn’t keep his promises to the middle class.

“If he tries to defund Planned Parenthood, if he tries to kick people off their health insurance, if he tries to privatize Medicare and cut taxes for the wealthy, we are going to have a ‘Youngstown street fight’ in the Capitol,” Ryan said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

A lot of people wondered what Ryan meant by a “Youngstown street fight.”

Here’s what a Youngstown street fights look like.


So Tim Ryan threatens a “Youngstown street fight” — sounds about right for an up and coming Democrat.