The democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez draws a Bronx cheer for misleading campaign bio

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To represent the Democratic Socialist candidate for New York 14th constituency before backlash about their working class, “Bronx girl” – campaign narrative.

As the journal News reported, the original online bio for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — a 28-year-old Bernie Sanders protege defeated longtime democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley on June 26 — seemed to imply to want you to always be a school in the suburbs of their family home in the Bronx borough of New York City.

But after critics noted that she and her family left the Bronx when she was 5 years old, the bio was changed to indicate that the Bronx was the home of their “extended family”, the newspaper reported.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweaks bio after residency questions

— (@lohud) 6. July 2018

Not yet mentioned was that your family moved to Yorktown, in the North of the Bronx, where the records show that Ocasio-Cortez lived with his mother and brother until their house was sold in 2016 for $355,500, according to the report.

Ocasio-Cortez fired back at their critics.

“The attempt to strip me of my family, my history, my home, and my identity is a good example of how you frightened are tweeted from the power of all four of these things,” she said.

The candidate has built their campaign on a Laundry list of socialist ideas such as universal healthcare, a $ 15 minimum wage and the abolition of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Meanwhile, Ocasio-Cortez, “Bronx background” is not made the first shaky claim.

In an interview with the left-hand outlet, the Intercept, Ocasio-Cortez, says, “the ICE is needed to fill up to 34,000 beds, with the prisoners every night, and this number has only been rising since 2009.”

But according to Politifact, the legislation to which you referred, which requires only that the ICE cream stand to 34,000 beds every day.

Bradford Betz is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @bradford_betz.

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