in the vicinityVideoRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez steal some of the spotlight from Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi?
The newly-elected democratic members of Congress, questions about their own response to the President Trump the Oval Office address, reaction from democratic strategist David Brown and Charlie Hurt, opinion editor at The Washington Times.
Rising liberal star Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez strikes back at fellow Democrats who are allegedly concerned about her confrontational style.
Ocasio-Cortez, the Congress and the political world by storm since she upset primary win over a member of the party leadership in the last year-brings a new impetus to liberal proposals, such as the Green New Deal and Medicare-for-all. It is already widely covered in the media, with a sharp focus on your Twitter account, where she often calls opponents, and to support their favorite causes.
But, according to Politico, critics draw in the established parts of the House Democratic caucus, the supposedly mounting an operation to bring them in line with warnings that you protect on your own and ineffective, if it keeps them “sharp” in the party tent.
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“You must decide: will she said an effective legislator, or just continue to be a Twitter star?” a house Democrat of the outlet. “There is a difference between an activist and a Deputy in the Congress.”
That sentiment was also from former sen. Joe Lieberman, who said on Fox Business Network that Ocasio-Cortez should not be the future of the party.
“With all due respect,” he told Fox Business’ Neil Cavuto on Thursday, “I hope not, she is the future, and I don’t think she is.”
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“If you tend to be the majority of the new Democrats in the house to be, I say, center-left, if you don’t left-left,” he said. “And that is because they had to in mid-to attract Links to some of these competitive swing districts, which she took from Republicans. So, that’s the hope.”
But Ocasio-Cortez and wiped her back with a snarky: “the New party, the dis?” (a play on “new phone, who dis?” a meme does not specify the people to know who a copywriter is).
As for the Politico article that you retweeted approvingly, a user said: “you can not clean Latinas” and uses a quote from comic book author Alan Moore.
“None of you understand. I’m not locked in here with YOU. You are locked in here with ME,” she wrote.
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Your tweets will appear to have an impact on legislators, such as Politico reports, some Democrats have withheld their criticism of Ocasio-Cortez in the event that you are going after you on the social media platform.
“People are afraid of her,” a senior Democratic aide, the outlet said.