Surprise Vote Prevents AOC From Getting Coveted Committee Spot

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) may get all the headlines in the mainstream media, but she’s not getting all the votes from her colleagues in Congress.

According to Breitbart News, “Rep. Kathleen Rice won a coveted seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee Thursday following a battle with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.”

AOC was snubbed for a spot on the prized committee after weeks of behind-the-scenes back-and-forth that culminated in a final vote by secret ballot among Democrats on the House Steering and Policy Committee.

The vote is a slap in the face to young Ocasio-Cortez, whose star was once thought to be rising. Recently, however, the progressive congresswoman seems to have discovered that her own colleagues see as more useful as a critic to President Trump than as an actual legislator.

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