Progressive Democrats, including prominent members of “The Squad,” fired back at former President Obama’s criticism of the “Defund the police” as a “snappy” slogan that alienated a large group of centrist voters.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) doubled down on her support for calls to “Defund the Police,” Thursday night despite the fact the slogan has cost many Democrats in losing their races last week.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) pushed back complaints from Democrats that sought to blame the progressive wing of the party and their policies for costing some House Democrats to lose reelection, saying her party can’t “allow Republican narratives to tear us apart.”
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said the contrast between the two candidates’ leadership and policies comes down to a choice between “strength or weakness, energy or confusion, success or failure.”
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s official role during the second night of the Democratic Convention was to formally seconded the presidential nomination of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), the 2020 Democratic presidential runner-up nominee.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) slammed former Ohio Republican Governor. John Kasich ahead of the opening night of the Democratic National Convention speech on Monday after he criticized the progressive first-term congresswoman in an interview saying she doesn’t represent the Democratic Party and only cares about receiving the “outsized publicity.”