Ocasio-Cortez goes on a tear defending role in Amazon’s New York

nearvideo Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faces criticism for Amazon’s escape from New York

Some Democrats criticize members of Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, for her role in Amazon, the decision to cancel plans for a huge investment, the report in New York; Doug McKelway.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, energetic, their role is defending the sinking of Amazon moving to New York City on Tuesday in the face of bipartisan criticism, claiming that the deal is one of the greatest carvers in the history of the Federal state would have been, and would be priced the people from the local community.

“To be honest, is the knee-jerk reaction, under the assumption that I ‘don’t understand’, such as tax gifts corps advertising work is disappointing,” she tweeted. “No, it is not possible, I could come to a different conclusion. The debate, the *deal* about my intelligence and understanding, instead of the thing.”


The freshman democratic New York Congressman faced days of criticism, the usually friendly voices from the media and fellow Democrats about their role in the Amazon, the decision to move back 2.5 billion campus in Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, from the construction of $.

Amazon had cited the opposition of “a number of state and local politicians” in his decision to object to the plans. Ocasio-Cortez and others had at the local level, pointing to incentives such as a $2.5 billion in tax relief as a reason for their opposition.

Could “if we are willing to give away $3 billion for the offer, we invest $3 billion in our circle with us, even if we wanted to. We could use more teachers rent. Can we fix our U. We can see a lot of people work for the money, if we wanted to,” Ocasio-Cortez said last week.

Mayor Bill de Blasio on pushed back that the claim on Sunday. Even as he slammed Amazon for its decision, the mayor said critics wrongly suggested that tax benefits represent money that could be spent on other things. He said it was “money you had on here. And it was right over there.”

The democratic mayor said: “The 3 billion dollars that would go back in tax incentives, it was only after we were getting the jobs, and get the revenue.”


Fellow democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, accused those against the deal, including Ocasio-Cortez, the in contrast to jobs.

“It used to be that we protest wars. Now we are protesting against jobs?”, she said on CNN on Friday, before you criticize, that the economic arguments presented by those that move against the Amazon.


“I’m progressive, but I’m pragmatic,” she said. “We are $ 4 billion less than we normally get, and yet we would cheerfully have been a company to pay projected [] over 10 years, about $27 billion in taxes.”

New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin crack in critics of the deal say there was evidence of a “financial literacy epidemic” in America.

“Quick lesson: NYC is not the delivery of cash to Amazon. It was an incentive program, based on the creation of jobs, producing tax revenue,” he tweeted. “There is not a $3 billion pile of money that are now spent in the subway, or education.”

But on Tuesday, Ocasio-Cortez, critics say, “it mocked NO WAY that this offer – one of the greatest carvers in the history of the Federal state – it could have been any bad, right?

“Certainly there is nothing wrong with suddenly announces a massive restructuring and prices of a municipality without prior notice or input from you”, she asked.

In your list of points of criticism, the demands, the Amazon, the face detection tech is sold to immigration officials and real estate insiders were rent, the creation of spikes.


“People, the handling of the failed deal dealt community w/condescension+contempt for their legitimate concerns,” she insisted. “I warned early on to expect any and all of the surging NYC cost+failure metros are major political forces.”

“But I don’t know what I’m talking about, right?” She laughed with a twitch emoji.

Fox News’ Frank miles contributed to this report.

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