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Elizabeth Warren criticized Pete Buttigieg for fundraising method, while Amy Klobuchar record; Peter Doocy reports from Los Angeles goes to the Buttigieg campaign.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, on criticized South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg over the weekend for the implementation of a fundraising campaign, what is called the “billionaire wine cave has been”, but she was not straight forward about the campaign contribution you received from billionaire Democratic donor and the current 2020 candidate Tom Steyer.
The freshman Congressman rails against the one percent, at a campaign event for sen Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., over the weekend, and I have some not-so-veiled shots at Indiana mayor about the fiery one, he spat it had with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., in last week’s democratic debate.
“Whoever throws us is the introduction of purity tests, it means that values,” Ocasio told Cortez, Venice, Calif., Lot. “It’s called give a damn. It means that the standards for your behavior, not funded by billionaires, but they are also promoted by the people, what is different.”
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She continued, “Let me tell you something… I have to go to work all the time, and I hear people say, ‘what is my donor?; I hear this sentence. And I hear and I see that billionaires don’t get members of Congress on speed dial and waitresses, okay? There is a difference.”
But it turns out that AOC was 2018 congressional campaign funded in part by at least one billionaire.
After OpenSecrets.org, Steyer made a $2,700 campaign contribution to the Democratic “squad” member in August of last year.
Ocasio-Cortez campaign did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
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In last week’s debate, Warren Buttigieg faced for attending a lavish fundraiser in Napa, Calif., You say he cavorted with “billionaires in wine caves” — Buttigieg asked to respond to something that Warren, a multi-millionaire, was a populist in name only.
“You know, according to Forbes magazine, I am literally the only person on this stage who is not a millionaire or billionaire,” Buttigieg shot. “This is the problem issuing purity tests, you do not give more.”
Fox News Gregg Re contributed to this report.