Catalina drive takes aim at AOC, with a “Latina of the heart, American first” Congress run

nearvideo Republican Congress full of hope bills itself as the anti-AOC

Catalina is running for Congress in Illinois.

Catalina run, a 26-year-old former trump administration consultant and Latina running for Congress in Illinois, and not specifically as the Republican counter-weight to New York Democratic Republic of the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Instead, run — the daughter of a small-entrepreneurs and legal Guatemalan immigrant — say, your campaign, the repetition of the state’s 14th constituency in the year 2020 is based on entrepreneurism and unity. At the same time, run, said, if the voters want to draw a comparison to Ocasio-Cortez is not going to stop.


“I am not against anyone, I’m pro-America” run, Fox News said on Monday. “But if it is added to a contrast” with Ocasio-Cortez, run, “I am driven by a love for my country, not hate, for everything that it stands for.”

If elected, will be elected the youngest woman in Congress, taking the coat from Ocasio-Cortez. The former adviser to the US Department of Commerce filed their Declaration of candidacy Wednesday, and is currently faced with competition from several GOP rivals to represent, the district is located in the suburbs of Chicago.

“Someone like me, who doesn’t fit the mold. In these days, so we are told our skin color, our gender, and our heritage define who we are,” running said in a video posted on Twitter. “If that’s the case, I would be impossible, but I’m not impossible. I’m a product of the American dream.”

Running nascent congressional bid is already attracting national media attention, not only because of the comparisons Ocasio-Cortez, but also because it has to defend itself to one of a small number of prominent Republican latina to be President, trump is the immigration policy.

“He is not a racist,” run-Fox & Friends said this weekend, referring to trump. “People like my mother and my grandmother, and many other Hispanic-Americans who come here legally feel so insulted, because they did it the right way. And it is a process for you. And should citizens of a law-abiding. President Trump will do his best to protect this country, and we should enforce the immigration laws.”

Meanwhile, the Democratic incumbent, Lauren Underwood, defeated incumbent Republican Rep. Randy Hultgren of five percentage points in 2018, to represent the state’s 14 electoral district, has heavily criticized the Trump administration’s migrant detention centres. Hultgren had represented the district from 2011 to 2019, and his loss to Underwood as a “stunning upset” by the Chicago Tribune.

Underwood ran mainly on health care. According to the Tribune, they raised more than $4 million in contributions, mostly from individuals outside of Illinois.

In your short term in office, Underwood was pushed hard to the left, leaving the Republicans with hope for a comeback. In the case of a irritated hearing in may that Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said the child deaths in the centers were apparently call “on purpose” the reason McAleenan the charge “appalling.”

Running, for their part, said Underwood, the claims of the “disgusting” ways in the national-democratic politicians, vilified, Federal agents.


Back a Republican, the 14. Constituency, running, said, she would focus on the communication to the voters as “extremely liberal, Lauren Underwood,” as well as “their kind of sad, trying to the AOC ‘Squad’ members.”

“I know that [the County] Republican, from the heart, and it should never have been lost,” run said, with the argument that a “small socialist slide the fringe of the Democratic party” has taken over the office, the don’t represent their constituents ‘ values.

“I plan to offer a counter message, one that doesn’t tear others down, but lifts all of us,” she added. “A message that focuses on what brings us together, not our differences, and how this commonality will help us to get things done for our constituents and to preserve the promise of the American dream.”

iality, run, claimed, has, also mention basic democratic discussions — not to cross-party decision-making — increasingly rare, especially in the case of controversial topics such as immigration reform.


“Any true leader would be willing to come to talk to the table said about any subject with those on the other side,” run. “This does not mean that we will be a compromise for everything, but now Democrats and Lauren Underwood of the conversation. I think there are ways we can find common ground on issues such as infrastructure and close immigration loopholes.”

Asked the opinion directly to Ocasio-Cortez and Underwood, running doubled-down on the topic.

“United we stand” running said. “Divided we fall.”

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