When people ask me what I got for Christmas, I tell them Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. (AOC) She has thrown the entire party in turmoil and has offended almost every member of the party leadership.
On top of that, she is proposing socialist legislation that would cost this country about 40 trillion dollars over the next 10 years. Considering our budget will be a total of about 40 trillion over ten years, all taxes would need to double on all taxpayers.
That includes between three and four trillion for her green energy plan that would only improve the temperature by a mere.14%. And that’s using optimistic numbers.
Politico reported — citing nearly 20 Democratic lawmakers and aides — on the “carrot and stick” operation to try and bring her under the control of the party’s leadership or banish her as an outcast … in essence, an effort to put her in her purportedly rightful place as a freshmen member of the legislative body, rather than allow her to continue her meteoric rise as some sort of leftist superstar eclipsing all but the top names of her party.
Three major complaints against Ocasio-Cortez emerged from the report, all of which boil down to her sparking infighting among Democrats when they should be united in opposition to Republicans and President Donald Trump.
Ocasio-Cortez has drawn the ire of Democratic leaders for publicly taking a stand against the new House rules package put in place by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and rank-and-file members are angry over a grass-roots effort on the freshman member’s behalf to garner a coveted seat on a top committee, something that is generally earned over time.