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Ocasio-Cortez Defends her Support For ‘Defund The Police’ Movement

"Safety is not just an officer with a badge and a gun, but that safety is also a mental health worker that shows up when you're in crisis," Ocasio-Cortez said.

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.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Nominates Bernie Sanders, Doesn’t Mention Biden In 97-Second DNC Remark

"Espíritu del pueblo​ and out of a love for all people, I hereby second the nomination of Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont for president of the United States of America," Ocasio-Cortez said at the end of her roughly 90-second remarks.

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.

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AOC Slams Kasich Ahead Of DNC Convention: ‘I hope he gets through to GOP voters’

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.”

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