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In her first Sunday morning show appearance since taking office in January, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat, warned that it is “a very real danger,” President Trump wants to realized win re-election in 2020, and that the progressive frustration with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also “quite real”.
The comments struck an unusually defensive tone of the 29-year-old progressive is hot porn, how Democrats are trying to winnow their large list of the 23 presidential contenders. Ocasio-Cortez also spoke bluntly on their own initiative, to repeal the Hyde Amendment, which bars most Federal funding for abortion — and 2020, the Democrat frontrunner Joe the abrupt reversal of Biden on the issue earlier this month.
“I think we have a very real danger of losing the presidency to Donald Trump, if we are not a presidential candidate, the struggle for true transformative change in the lives of the working people in the United States,” Ocasio-Cortez said ABC News’ Jon Karl on “This week” on Sunday.
“I think that if we elect a President of half-measures that the American people don’t quite understand the agenda of a President, you know, that says we are fighting for higher wages, but we don’t want a $ 15 minimum wage, fight for education, but we don’t want to make the universities tuition fees free, they fight for the rights of women, et cetera, but we don’t want to go all the way with that, then I think, we have a very real risk of losing the presidency,” Ocasio-Cortez more.
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Ocasio-Cortez said that she not notices that a particular candidate “in the foreseeable future,” however, are to be found.
Answers on NBC News poll shows growing support for a law enforcement request, Ocasio-Cortez, a law enforcement investigation is a “constitutional responsibility.” To press the prompted Karl Ocasio-Cortez on reports that the progressive Democrats are frustrated with Pelosi, D-Calif., who has impeachment proceedings were.
“I think it’s quite real,” Ocasio-Cortez. “I think that there is a very real animus and the desire to be sure that we-that-we hold this President accountable.”
A growing progressive anger has targeted Biden, said earlier this month he could support no more, “” by the Hyde Amendment, which he had supported for decades. Biden said the law allows the right of a woman to have an abortion “depending on someone’s ZIP code.”
The Hyde Amendment prevents the government from providing abortion funding, except in cases of rape, incest or health of the mother is if the game.
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Last week, an abortion activist, questioning Biden on his Hyde Amendment flip-flop, said he did not face in her and she tried to grab his arm. “I thought he wanted to beat me,” the activist said, following the publication of a short viral video and a photo of the encounter.
The activist also referred to the numerous allegations of other women, that Biden made uncomfortable in close personal encounters. (Ocasio-Cortez Democrats said made it “probably” a mistake by pushing back on Bill Clinton’s treatment of women during his presidency, but said the country has been through an “evolution” in the years since.)
The Biden campaign did not respond to Fox News’ request for comment on the matter.
“It is not the 70s,” Ocasio-Cortez, said in an E-Mail to supporters on Saturday, the build-up of support for a repeal of the Hyde Amendment. “This is 2019, and none of our leaders should stand ready to be by a policy, the harms disproportionately low-income Americans and people of color is only suitable to the interests of the anti-choice zealots. The ends now. We are going to fight to repeal the Hyde Amendment, and let the people access to the care they need. Sign your name if you stand for the repeal of the Hyde Amendment.”
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On Sunday, Ocasio-Cortez, Biden said the new attitude was the absolute minimum for a democratic candidate in the year 2020. Only in the last presidential cycle, the Hyde Amendment, enjoyed mostly bipartisan support.
“Well, I’m encouraged by the fact that he is now against the Hyde Amendment. I think that’s where-I think it is a very base-level, where all the candidates need to be,” Ocasio-Cortez told Karl. “I’m thrilled with the introduction of a repeal of the Hyde Amendment on the amendment — we’ll see where it goes — for the imprisoned women and mothers, and reproductive health of women in prison is-it should be guaranteed, as it is with all the women in the United States. And I think it really depends-and that is really what the Hyde Amendment is.”
Ocasio-Cortez continued: “We are talking here of 50 to 51 percent of the American public is influenced by the conditions of the Hyde Amendment.”
But Democrats risk overplaying their hand on the issue, analysts also warn that a growing number of conservative-dominated States passed aggressive pro-life measures. A recent article in Slate by William Saletan, entitled “abortion funding Is not as Popular As the Democrats Think: according to the most Recent surveys, much of what they believe in the progressive debunk” contains a sober analysis of the question for the democratic field.
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“In each survey, a variety of Americans, who wrote against the public funding of abortions,” Saletan. “In every survey, but a plurality is a majority.”
Saletan concludes that while most Americans agree with Democrats on the issue of abortion and do not support defunding abortion clinics, the last of the progressive push to far.
“On the question of direct payments [to the abortion],” Saletan wrote, “the majority of voters agree with the GOP. If Democrats make that question a litmus test, you’ll regret it.”
However, last week, Illinois a rousing pro-choice prescribed law eliminated, and that marital consent, waiting periods, penalties for abortion providers, and restrictions on abortion facilities, as the licensing requirements and health and safety inspections. It is also repealed, the state is of Act birth abortion ban and established ” that a fertilized egg, embryo or fetus has no independent rights under the law of this state.”
The Thomas more society, a pro-life law firm based in Chicago, explains that the bill is synonymous with a “legalization of the death penalty, without the possibility of appeal, for viable unborn premature baby.”
Fox News’ Caleb Parke contributed to this report.