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AOC Calls for Expulsion of Rep. Greene from House, Warns Against Dismissing Insurrection Survivors

HeadlineFeb 05, 2021

New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling on Congressmember Greene to be expelled from Congress after she sent out a fundraising email filled with lies about progressive Democrats, including that AOC told protesters to “punch a cop.” Ocasio-Cortez spoke from the House floor Thursday about the danger of ignoring or minimizing survivor accounts of the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: “Some are already demanding that we move on or, worse, attempting to minimize, discredit or belittle the accounts of survivors. In doing so, they not only further harm those who were there that day and provide cover for those responsible, but they also send a tremendously damaging message to survivors of trauma.”

In related news, former President Trump has refused a House call to testify next week at his impeachment trial for inciting an insurrection.

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