Tag Archives: AOC

AOC Endorses Maya Wiley For NYC Mayor [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has endorsed Maya Wiley, the former civil rights attorney who worked as counsel for Mayor Bill de Blasio, as her first choice for New York City mayor, an unexpected development that could galvanize progressives in a race where the left has been fractured by controversy and lack of excitement. The popular congresswoman, whose support is …

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QAnon Rep Calls AOC “Scared Little Girl, Pretty Stupid”

“I’ve read all 14 little pages, and I’m very ready to debate her on the House floor. She better show up. If she chickens out, then she shows exactly who she really is: a scared little girl that is pretty stupid and doesn’t know anything about the economy or economics. “She boasts that she does because she has ‘a degree’ …

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Democratic US Reps Work Houston Food Bank [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Congresswomen Sheila Jackson Lee, Sylvia Garcia, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke to reporters before volunteering at a food bank in Houston in response to the ongoing winter weather disaster in Texas. On Saturday morning, Reps. Lee, Garcia, and Ocasio-Cortez spoke to reporters for several minutes outside the Houston Food Bank before heading inside to help provide relief to Houstonians …

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AOC To Visit TX After Raising $1M In Relief Donations

Newsweek reports: 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 …

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Accused Rioter Now Sorry For Call To Assassinate AOC: “I Believed I Was Following The Instructions Of Trump”

CNBC reports: A Texas man charged with invading the Capitol and threatening Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Monday that he was effectively following then-President Donald Trump’s orders when he joined a mob that stormed Congress on Jan. 6. Garret Miller also apologized to Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for writing “Assassinate AOC” in a Twitter post. He said he would be willing to testify …

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FBI Arrests Rioter Who Tweeted “Assassinate AOC”

Buzzfeed News reports: A man from Dallas, Texas is facing multiple charges after storming the Capitol and tweeting “Assassinate AOC” that same day, according to documents from the Department of Justice. Garret Miller faces five criminal charges, including alleged unlawful entry and “threat to injure” others. The FBI agent who gave a statement of facts for the case said Miller …

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Former Fox Business Host Calls AOC “Gestapo-Head”

Former Fox Business host Trish Regan writes: “Is anyone archiving these Trump sycophants for when they try to downplay or deny their complicity in the future? I foresee decent probability of many deleted Tweets, writings, photos in the future,” tweeted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) on Nov. 6. This is a direct threat to more than 70 million Americans who supported Donald …

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All Four “Squad” Members Easily Win Reelection

The Hill reports: All four members of the ‘squad’ — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Illhan Omar (D-Minn.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Rashida Tlaid (D-Mich.) — easily won reelection Tuesday night after fending off conservative challengers. According to the New York Times, Ocasio-Cortez’s seat was the second most expensive House race in the country after Republican challenger John Cummings raised over …

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AOC On Ginsburg: “Let This Moment Radicalize You”

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is urging her social media followers to let Ginsburg’s death “radicalize you” ahead of the November election. In an Instagram live video Friday night, the freshman lawmaker with celebrity status said the Supreme Court vacancy underscored what is at stake in November. “Let this moment radicalize you,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “Let this moment …

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AOC Backs Gay Mayor’s Challenge To House Incumbent

The New York Times reports: Taking on one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday used her political action committee to endorse Alex Morse, the small-city mayor who is challenging Representative Richard E. Neal, Democrat of Massachusetts and the chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. The endorsement from Courage to Change, announced by Mr. …

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AOC Challenges Trump To Compare Their College Transcripts: The “Loser Has To Fund The Post Office”

Trump has fought to hide his transcripts: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday responded to President Trump’s insult calling her a “poor student” by challenging the president to release his own college transcripts. “Let’s make a deal, Mr. President: You release your college transcript, I’ll release mine, and we’ll see who was the better student,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “AOC was a …

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Christian Charity Axes Rep. Ted Yoho After AOC Attack

The Independent reports: Republican representative Ted Yoho has resigned from the board of a Christian organisation that works to end hunger following his “verbal attack” on Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in which he allegedly called her a “f***ing b***h”. The bipartisan group, called Bread for the World, said in a statement that its board met with Mr Yoho on Friday and …

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AOC Is Not Having Rep. Ted Yoho’s Lame Fauxpology

NPR reports: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to the House floor Thursday morning to admonish the insults hurled at her by Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., earlier this week. Yoho confronted Ocasio-Cortez on the steps of the Capitol on Monday, calling her “disgusting” for linking poverty to crime rates in New York City. “I was minding my own business walking up …

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GOP Rep Out-Douches Himself With AOC Fauxpology

The New York Daily News reports: Florida Man says he’s sorry. Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) apologized Wednesday to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) for calling her a “f—ing b–ch” after a spat on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. The conservative lawmaker took the House of Representatives floor to say sorry “for the abrupt manner of the conversation I had with …

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GOP Rep Accosted AOC, Called Her A “Fucking Bitch”

Fox News reports: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer issued a stern condemnation of Rep. Ted Yoho after he reportedly got into a heated exchange in the Capitol with the left-wing freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that allegedly ended with Yoho uttering the words “f—— b—-.” “The comments related to me were despicable,” Hoyer, D-Md., said. “Unacceptable. Mr. Yoho owes not only …

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AOC Challenger Drops Out, Sues Own Consultants

The Hill reports: A Republican candidate seeking to challenge Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) dropped out of the congressional primary race late Monday. “I am very grateful to the constituents in NY-14 and citizens from across this great nation for their support and words of encouragement,” Scherie Murray, a Jamaican immigrant and businesswoman, said in a statement. “As long as avowed …

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AOC To Co-Chair Biden’s Climate Change Task Force

CNN reports: Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will co-chair a task force for Joe Biden’s campaign on climate change, a source with direct knowledge of the planning tells CNN, a move that adds progressive credentials to the former vice president’s effort to unify the party ahead of the general election. The group is one of several task forces being formed to …

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AOC: “I’m Going To Be Voting For Biden In November”

The New York Post reports: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will vote for presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in the November election, she reaffirmed in a livestream appearance. Speaking to rapper Fat Joe in an Instagram Live discussion, Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) was asked bluntly whom she planned to support between the general election candidates. “In November, I’m going to be voting …

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Tucker Carlson Calls AOC “Child Of Privilege” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Multimillionaire primetime Fox News star Tucker Carlson labeled progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) a “child of privilege” on Monday night—just two weeks after his colleague Laura Ingraham mocked AOC over her bartender past. According to Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson’s own Wikipedia page, the Fox host knows a thing or two about privilege himself. Carlson’s father is …

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Sanders So Far Quiet On Primary Losses, AOC Gloomy

Axios reports: The big question for Bernie Sanders after Tuesday night’s losses: Is there a path back to the Democratic nomination, or is Joe Biden’s trajectory unstoppable? Notably, Sanders did not comment on the results. Pressure ramped up on him to concede and Biden carefully began to turn his remarks to the general election after extending his delegate lead in …

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