Ironic: Ocasio-Cortez Advocates For Worker Protections...Unless They're On Her Payroll

Ironic: Ocasio-Cortez Advocates For Worker Protections...Unless They're On Her Payroll

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the high-profile new Congresswoman from New York's 14th District, surprised comic book fans this morning by responding to critics by quoting Watchmen at them on Twitter.

"With all respect, I certainly hope she's not the future and I don't believe she is", Lieberman said during a spot on Fox Business News.

But their frustration goes beyond that: Democratic leaders are upset that she railed against their new set of House rules on Twitter the first week of the new Congress.

The Washington Times reached out to Ms. Ocasio-Cortez' chief of staff for comment.

Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman to serve in Congress, is considered a rising star in the Democratic Party and a champion of workers' rights.

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"Just as congressional Republicans constantly withhold criticism of the president out of fear he'll unleash a tweet at them, some Democrats have done the same with Ocasio-Cortez", Politico reported. She has proposed a 70 percent tax on the wealthiest Americans to fund her New Green Deal. She still has not answered whether she will follow through with her own advice to fellow lawmakers to "have some integrity" and forgo her paychecks during the partial government shutdown.

Since upsetting six-term incumbent Joe Crowley in a primary last summer and winning election to Crowley's old seat in November, Ocasio-Cortez has used her vast social-media following to chastise fellow Democrats she believes are insufficiently progressive and too beholden to the antiquated establishment. "Others simultaneously warn Ocasio-Cortez is destined for a lonely, ineffectual career in Congress if she continues to treat her own party as the enemy".

During a hearing in November, shortly after the Democrats recaptured the House in the midterm elections, Waters promised that the days of Wall Street deregulation were over.

Senator Joe Lieberman campaigns for vice president during a rally at California State University at Fresno in 2000.

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