Early reaction among Lee’s progressive base for endorsing the centrist Democrat is not positive.

President Trump is going to learn that NO ONE is above the law, not even him.-Rep. Barbara Lee, in a tweet Wednesday, following the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session at the behest of the President.
It’s this simple: If Judge Brett Kavanaugh is nominated to the Supreme Court, our civil liberties will be at stake. We must demand the Senate reject Trump’s nominee. -Rep. Barbara Lee's reaction on Twitter to President Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.