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NOT GETTING IT: AOC Says America Needs ‘Green New Deal’ to Save Our ‘Economy, Planet, and Future!’

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.21.20

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued to demand the passage of her ‘Green New Deal’ on social media Tuesday; calling the proposal a necessary measure to save “our economy, our planet, and our future.”

“Now is the time to create millions of good jobs building out the infrastructure and clean energy necessary to save our planet for future generations. For our economy, our planet, and our future, we need a #GreenNewDeal,” posted AOC.

 

“When the coal industry started a long-term decline, instead of moving swiftly to support workers, DC got into a lobbyist-friendly vicious cycle of bailouts that helped co’s more than it helped workers. This time we need to invest in creating opportunities & financial security,” she added.

AMERICA RESPONDS: AOC Describes Coronavirus Relief Vote as ‘Literally a Hostage Situation’

posted by Hannity Staff - 3.27.20

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez described Friday’s vote on the Coronavirus relief plan as a “hostage situation,” calling the legislation a gift to America’s biggest corporations and wealthiest residents.

“Each one of us takes this vote alone. This is not an easy position for anyone to take. It’s a tough position, because it’s literally a hostage situation,” said Ocasio-Cortez.

 

Ocasio-Cortez doubled-down on her fierce opposition to the Senate’s bipartisan Coronavirus relief package Friday; calling the legislation “shameful” and “crumbs” for American families.

“Our community’s reality is this country’s future if we don’t do anything. Hospital workers do not have protective equipment. We don’t have the necessary ventilators. We have to go into this vote eyes wide open,” said Rep. Ocasio-Cortez on the House Floor.

“Shameful! The greed of that fight is wrong, for crumbs for our families, and the option that we have is to let them suffer with nothing or to allow this greed and billions of dollars which will be leveraged into trillions of dollars!” she screamed.

Watch Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’ comments above.

AOC VS AMAZON: Ocasio-Cortez Says Amazon Response to Coronavirus ‘Racist and Classist’

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.03.20

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ripped the Amazon corporation over their Coronavirus response Thursday evening; accusing the global company of organizing a “racist and classicist PR campaign.”

“Amazon’s attempt to smear Chris Smalls, one of their own warehouse workers, as ‘not smart or articulate’ is a racist & classist PR campaign. If execs are as concerned abt worker health & safety as they claim, then they should provide the full paid sick leave ALL workers deserve,” posted AOC on Twitter.

 

“Jeff Bezos: The richest man in the world. Amazon: Pays $0 in federal income taxes. Workers: Unable to get the protection they need,” added Sen. Bernie Sanders. “The greed has got to end. I stand with Amazon workers who are fighting for their rights.”

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