Newly sworn-in Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has high-hopes for her ‘Green New Deal’ project; directly comparing her “radical” program with similar initiatives by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
Cortez was speaking with Anderson Cooper when he called-out the self-described Democratic Socialist for her “radical” agenda heading into the new congressional session.
“I think it has only ever been radicals who have changed this country. Abraham Lincoln made the radical decision to sign the Emancipation Proclamation. Franklin Delano Roosevelt made the radical decision to embark on establishing programs like Social Security. That is radical,” said Cortez.
The incoming legislator found herself in hot-water just weeks ago after she directly compared the ‘migrant caravan’ in Tijuana with “Jewish families” fleeing Nazi atrocities during the Second World War.
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