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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls for New Democratic Party Leadership

HeadlineDec 18, 2020

New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling for new leadership in the Democratic Party, which she says will help ensure progressive gains like Medicare for All. She made the comments in a recent interview on the podcast “Intercepted.”

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: “You know, for me, personally, it was when I was waitressing, and I would hear Democrats talk about why the Affordable Care Act was so amazing all the time and how this is the greatest thing ever, and the economy is doing wonderfully. And frankly, it is the same trick that Trump pulls, which is, you know, people touting the Dow as a measure of economic success, when we’re all getting killed out here. And so, you know, do we need new leadership of the Democratic Party? Absolutely. But how do we ensure that when we shift, we don’t even move further to the right?”

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