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.
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.
AOC Says Democrats Can’t Blame Progressives For Losses in House Races
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.”
Gaetz: Election Is Between ‘Visionary’ Trump And ‘Basement-Dweller Joe Biden’
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.”
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.
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.”