Tuesday, July 17, 2018

DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS ALREADY GETTING FRUSTRATED WITH NEW SOCIALIST DARLING

New York Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has not been elected into any political office yet and some Democrat lawmakers are already voicing concerns over her divisive rhetoric.

Ocasio-Cortez, a self-proclaimed Democratic socialist, rose to fame after her shocking defeat over Rep. Joseph Crowley in the primary. Crowley, the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and the fourth ranking Democrat, was considered a rising-star within the party and was expected to soar to victory.

Since entering the limelight, Ocasio-Cortez has used her new platform to attack both Democrats and Republicans alike, causing some on the left to worry that fractioning the party will ultimately hurt Democrats in the November midterm elections.

Ocasio-Cortez ignited a firestorm after she falsely claimed last week that Crowley was running a third-party bid against her, causing some democrats to air their grievances.

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