Ocasio-Cortez criticized after failing to provide workers’ compensation coverage

Ocasio-Cortez criticized after failing to provide workers’ compensation coverage

How did Ocasio-Cortez respond?

The 29-year-old Ocasio-Cortez, a democratic socialist, made bettering the lives of working people and the poor in her Queens-Bronx district a key component of her successful campaign to upset longtime incumbent Joseph Crowley in the 2018 Democratic primary. And establishment Democrats are beginning to become annoyed with her. "She doesn't understand how the place works yet".

"I'm sure Ms. Cortez means well, but there's nearly an outstanding rule: Don't attack your own people", Representative Emmanuel Cleaver (D., Mo.) told Politico.

"New party, who dis?"

Similarly, Ocasio-Cortez, is pushing for a "Medicare for All" medical insurance overhaul in the USA, an ambitious plan that would put much of the industry in the hands of government.

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Some lawmakers are trying to convince Ocasio-Cortez to use her influence to unite Democrats, while others have warned her that she's headed for a lonely tenure in Congress if she treats her more moderate colleagues as enemies, the report said. The stunt backfired as the dance went viral and Ocasio-Cortez dancing her way into her Congressional office in a short video for Twitter. Rank and file are peeved that there's a grassroots movement to try to win her a top committee post they feel she doesn't deserve. The former vice-presidential nominee, who retired in 2013 after being a US Senator for 24 years, insisted that the Democrats will only be losing public support if they adopt, what he called, her "left-left" views as their own.

Some House Democrats aren't convinced.

Just kidding, she'll keep on plugging away on the exact social and environmental reforms she has been, which will ultimately do more to save us than Joe Lieberman ever did.

Although she often has come under scrutiny for failing to consider the cost of her promises, Ocasio-Cortez nonetheless has prided herself on her generosity.

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