Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has revealed that she plans to visit Texas at the weekend, as Senator Ted Cruz is embroiled in a scandal for flying to Cancun while locals battle power outages and a winter freeze.
Posting on social media, Ocasio-Cortez said she would make a trip to Houston with Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) to highlight the problems faced by thousands of Texans who have no power to heat their homes in sub-zero temperatures.
The New York Democrat unveiled the plan after her team raised $1 million in donations for five Texan noon-profits. The funds will go to food aid, homelessness assistance, elder care and other direct relief.
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