WASHINGTON – The relationship between Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her boyfriend Riley Roberts is official.
Roberts received a "house.gov" e-mail address from the government allowing him to access the Ocasio-Cortez congress calendar, a 29-year-old congresswoman. confirmed on Friday.
Spouses of Congress members enjoy privileges, such as a House e-mail address, a congressional lapel pin to bypass security and a House registration plate to enter the House of Commons. Capitol speaker and enjoy parking privileges, said home helps.
Although he is not formally a spouse, Roberts may have access to emails from the House for scheduling purposes, according to the Office of the House Administration Director.
"From time to time, at the request of members, spouses and partners have email accounts from the House to allow them to view the calendar of their members," said David O'Boyle, spokesman for the administrative office.
While the official email account, usually reserved for House staff, initially assumed that Roberts was on the government payroll, the Ocasio-Cortez office says his boyfriend is not employed by the government. Congress.