Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Does not have the approval of President Trump.
After shyly tweeted over the weekend, the president said he shared this view with a "very real risk." He will be re-elected in 2020 and suggested that Democrats use the "destitution card" – the progressive brandon quoted their mutual New York. connection by pushing back.
"Mr. Speaker, you come from Queens, you can deceive the rest of the country, but I will call your bluff any day of the week." Opening an imputation survey is exactly what we need to do. when the president obstructs justice, advises witnesses to ignore subpoenas, etc. Bye, "she tweeted, topping her with an emoji in her hand.
In his first appearance on the show Sunday morning since taking office in January, Ocasio-Cortez told Jon Karl, of ABC News, in "This Week": "I think we really risk losing the presidency in Prof. Donald Trump: Do not have a presidential candidate fighting for real transformational change in the lives of American workers. "
She went on to advocate for the nomination of a progressive presidential candidate for 2020, suggesting that nothing less than that would risk losing Democrats to Trump.
The President then quoted the Congressman in a tweet Sunday night, adding: "I agree, that's the only reason they play the impeach card, which can not be used legally!" He did not elaborate.
In his previous interview, Ocasio-Cortez called the indictment investigations "constitutional responsibility". This prompted Karl to put pressure on Ocasio-Cortez to signal that Progressive Democrats were frustrated by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of D-Calif., Who had resisted calls for an election. dismissal procedure.
"I think it's quite real," Ocasio-Cortez said. "I believe that there is a real animosity and desire to make sure we hold this president accountable."
Joe Biden, former vice president, said earlier this month that he could no longer "support" the Hyde amendment, which he had been supporting for decades. According to Biden, the law makes the woman's right to an abortion dependent on the postal code of someone. "
The Hyde amendment prevents the government from providing funds for abortion, except in cases of rape, incest or where the health of the mother is at stake.
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But, on the Hyde amendment, Ocasio-Cortez has shown itself more energetic.
"This is no longer the 70s," Ocasio-Cortez said in an email sent to contributors Saturday, with the aim of supporting the repeal of Hyde's amendment. "This is 2019 and none of our leaders should be willing to defend a policy that disproportionately affects low-income Americans and people of color just to satisfy the interests of anti-choice fanatics. "