Joe Lieberman, 76, Says AOC, 29, Isn't The Future Of Democratic Party

Joe Lieberman, 76, Says AOC, 29, Isn't The Future Of Democratic Party

Now, the former CT senator and vice presidential candidate is telling a political newcomer to shy away from that ambition because "she's different".

(Washington Examiner) Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's campaign was fined $1,500 by NY for failing to provide workers' compensation coverage for a month in early 2018.

Lieberman went on Fox Business of all networks to tell host Neil Cavuto that he hopes she's not the future of the Democratic Party.

Yes, but she was on "60 Minutes" and got to call Donald Trump a racist on national television. "She's controversial", Lieberman continued.

"She needs to decide: Does she want to be an effective legislator or just continue being a Twitter star?" a House Democrat anonymously said. "And that is because they had to be center-left to win some of those competitive swing districts that they took from Republicans. So that's the hope".

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, has zoomed into the social media stratosphere.

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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.

Ocasio-Cortez, a first time candidate, delivered a shocking upset previous year when she ousted 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in New York's 14th congressional district. And establishment Democrats are beginning to become annoyed with her.

She remains under scrutiny after avoiding answering questions on whether she will follow through with her own advice to fellow lawmakers to "have some integrity" and forgo their paychecks during the partial government shutdown. Her statement drew praise from both sides of the aisle. This wasn't Lieberman's first slam against her.

Democratic House members are trying to rein in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Politico is reporting. "It doesn't have to", Lieberman wrote in The Wall Street Journal. "But it's a good example of what I'm talking about, a bright shiny new object, came out of nowhere and surprised people when she beat a very experienced congressman", she told CNN in December.

Even some of the leftists who agree with Ocasio-Cortez don't think she's using her influence effectively.

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