Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley sharply criticized three prominent Democrats — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders — for going soft on Venezuela’s socialist dictatorship. “On the fringes of the left, celebrity politicians refuse to condemn [Venezuelan dictator Nicolas] Maduro. Worse, some
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The battle in the Democratic Party about how far left to go in efforts to counteract climate change escalated Monday when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rejected compromise in an apparent reference to former Vice President Joe Biden’s proposed middle-of-the-road approach. The comments came at a Green New Deal town hall event Monday night in Washington, D.C.
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On Saturday, men, women and children in Queens participated in a 5k “Family Fun Run” with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, which was billed as being an event supporting the “Green New Deal.” What a lot of the runners didn’t know, apparently, was that they were also becoming political donors to her campaign. The New York Post
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was sharply rebuked Saturday for quickly politicizing the tragic shooting at Chabad of Poway synagogue in California, which resulted in one death and three wounded. What did she do? Just hours after the shooting, Ocasio-Cortez used the shooting to push for HR 8, gun control legislation passed by the Democrat-controlled House
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President Donald Trump took the side of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) regarding the effectiveness of the Department of Veterans Affairs, which both politicians say is doing well, according to The HIll. Ocasio-Cortez was criticized for saying that the VA was working fine for veterans and didn’t need to be fixed. “[T]here’s some things that we’re
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tweeted her response to the release of the Mueller report on Thursday, and said that she now backs impeachment, which she had previously shrunk from endorsing. “Mueller’s report is clear in pointing to Congress’ responsibility in investigating obstruction of justice by the President,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted soberly. “It is our job as
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has been critical of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and liberal filmmaker Michael Moore did not like it one bit. He responded to a video of Pelosi diminishing the power of the progressives in her party and mocking them for being a small group. “White people. Nobody likes giving up power,”
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) launched another insult at progressive upstart Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) during an interview Monday. “When we won this election it wasn’t in districts like mine,” Pelosi explained, “or Alexandria’s, however, she’s a wonderful member of Congress I think all of our colleagues will attest.” Pelosi was speaking at the London
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) ignited outrage Friday after she used a poem about the Holocaust to defend Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota Democrat who is embroiled in controversy herself. What happened? On Friday, President Donald Trump tweeted a video criticizing Omar for referring to the Islamic terrorists who attacked the United States on Sept. 11,
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Former Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) was well positioned to succeed now-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as leader of Democrats in the House. Then along came Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who shocked the political world when she defeated him during last summer’s New York primary. But according to a new book, Crowley had the political ammunition to wage
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Did Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) violate the First Amendment with action she took against a reporter Friday? What happened? On Friday, the Daily Wire’s Ryan Saavedra broke the news that Ocasio-Cortez had seemingly changed her accent while speaking to a predominantly black crowd at Al Sharpton’s National Action Network. “This is what organizing looks like,
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) had a brief response to President Donald Trump’s mocking of her and her Green New Deal climate change resolution, according to Newsweek. Quick backstory: Tuesday night, Pres. Trump made some jokes at Ocasio-Cortez’s expense during the National Republican Congressional Committee fundraising dinner. “The Green New Deal, done by a young bartender,
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Up until the recent presidential candidate announcements, Democrats appeared extra chummy. For over two years, their anti-Trump commonality created a bandwagon wave that Democrats happily jumped on. However, with a dozen-plus candidates looking for the party’s nomination, the gloves have come off. When the Reproductive Health Act was signed into law in New York,
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President Donald Trump was mockingly dismissive of the Green New Deal, and joked that veteran Democratic lawmakers are “petrified” of freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), according to The Hill. When did he say this? President Trump was speaking during the National Republican Congressional Committee dinner on Tuesday when he got on the topic of Ocasio-Cortez’s
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For freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), it has become increasingly clear that fighting climate change is the legacy she wants to cement for herself. During a town hall with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Friday, which centered around Ocasio-Cortez’s controversial “Green New Deal,” the New York Democrat centered her climate change narrative around fear, warning of what
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) didn’t go into much detail about the rocky rollout of the Green New Deal when asked about it by MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, opting instead to allude to a staffer in her office. Hayes asked Ocasio-Cortez specifically about an FAQ document that was released which included some content even more strange and
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) chastised Fox News on Wednesday, alleging on Twitter that network hosts were intentionally saying her name incorrectly to make it sound more “stereotypically Hispanic. But, a detailed review of Fox News transcripts by Grabien Media founder Tom Elliott found no evidence to back her claim. What’s this about? Ocasio-Cortez wrote that
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) lashed out at Fox News over the weekend after new polling showed that her “unfavorable” ratings have skyrocketed among most voter demographic groups. What do the number say? The new Gallup survey released last Friday showed that Ocasio-Cortez is becoming a well-known politician despite her freshman status in Congress. However, with
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“What good are your thoughts and prayers?” That’s a strange question for a Christian to ask. Yet, that was the question from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday night after a gunman massacred worshipers in two New Zealand mosques. “Thoughts and prayers” has become a source of mockery from liberals over the years who have
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Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore, a vocal critic of freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), slammed the socialist Green New Deal on Monday, claiming the policy would result in the demise of human civilization. What did Moore say? Speaking with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, Moore, who co-founded one of the most prominent environmental organizations in history,
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) called out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) for her “craziness” on accusing the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement of racism. Crenshaw was speaking to Martha MacCallum on Fox News about a tweet from Ocasio-Cortez criticizing Republicans over the reaction to statements from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). “Where was the concern last
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Fox News political analyst Brit Hume derided Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) during his commentary on Tuesday and compared her to a child. Hume was discussing the upstart congresswoman and her controversial Green New Deal with Tucker Carlson on his show. “If you believe you can change your biological sex just by wishing it so,” said
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