'Deadbeat' AOC Infuriates Democrat Colleagues

  • 01/11/2020 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
'Deadbeat' AOC Infuriates Democrat Colleagues
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Progressive lighting rod Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has shattered fundraising records for Democratic members of Congress. Yet she has drawn her party's ire for refusing to donate anything to the Democrats' House campaign arm.
 
Instead, the congresswoman has built a formidable fundraising apparatus, but only for candidates that she deems as sufficiently left-wing. She has gone so far as to assist primary challengers running against incumbent Democrats. (Fox News)
 

"Sometimes the question comes: 'Do you want to be in a majority or do you want to be in the minority?'" Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., told Fox News, when asked about AOC's stance. "And do you want to be part of a team?"

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Chairwoman Cheri Bustos downplayed Ocasio-Cortez's decision to shun dues and pointed to the record-breaking fundraising numbers the committee has notched without her.

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Another Democrat was less diplomatic: "Deadbeat Cortez should pay her bills," complained the Democratic source. "She's always whining about people paying their fair share and here she is leaving her friends with the bill."

Their gripe is that Ocasio-Cortez hasn't given any money to the DCCC, the party arm with the sole job of electing Democrats to the House. Records obtained by Fox News show the New York Democrat has failed to pay any of her $250,000 in "dues" to the DCCC.

 
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