You have the sequence of events out of order. The congrats were for overcoming the CP before Harvey's true agenda became known.
Oops! You are correct. I had read the article earlier in the day and should have reread the whole thing again. I remembered from reading it earlier that she had congratulated the young lady and keyed in on the wrong sequence of events in my comments. I apologize.
Still, the only ones that were upset were the Democrats. I didn't see that the Republicans raised a stink about it.