Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) was just voted out. She is completely furious — she never expected her political career to go up in flames.
“Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) won a coveted seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee Thursday following a battle with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY),” reported Breitbart News.
According to a report from Politico, the two Democrats “have been battling behind the scenes for weeks,” but Rice ultimately prevailed by a “secret ballot vote” of 46 to 13 — and now we know why.
Reportedly, several moderate Democrats “openly criticized Ocasio-Cortez” and this led to her overwhelming defeat for a seat on the highly influential House committee. She will have to look elsewhere now.
As a supporter of the disastrous Green New Deal, Ocasio-Cortez wanted to use a seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee to push for the plan that was hatched by her ideological counterpart in the Senate.
But it appears that the Democratic Party is reluctant to embrace Ocasio-Cortez’s brand wholesale, even though they agree with her on mostly everything. Don’t let their “moderate” messaging fool you, America.
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