Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds to Twitter trolls - and critical NYC billboard

Cristina Cross
February 26, 2019

"I mean it is heavy but in a weird way that stuff is validation that you're doing something real", Ocasio-Cortez said. Though a bartender at the time, Trump's victory to the White House set a new vision for Ocasio-Cortez, who's now a freshman representative but has already gained the popularity of a senior official.

Ocasio-Cortez spoke openly about every topic thrown at her, but the undoubted highlight of the interview came when she was asked about her Twitter trolls, who consistently come at her with "weak" memes.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, both Democrats from NY, were mentioned specifically, with Scott claiming that their policies would not be good for Amazon. "Because if you're just flying under the radar, just trying to like get your check, like not rock the boat, then what's the point of being in politics?"

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended her "Green New Deal" during an appearance on Showtime's new late-night program Thursday; saying Americans "shouldn't be eating a hamburger for breakfast" to help cut-back on carbon emissions.

However, the $3 billion dollars in tax breaks would have repaid both New York City and New York state an estimated nine-to-one rate of return on that investment, with a combined tax revenue of $27.5 billion over the course of 25 years.

Ocasio-Cortez cheered Amazon's decision to cancel the project.

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A message on the original billboard reads: '25,000 lost NYC jobs, $4 billion in lost wages, $12 billion in lost economic activity for NY - thanks for nothing, AOC!'

"While I can't argue with New York's inhospitable business climate and anti-growth political leaders, I don't think that should limit Amazon's expansion plans".

The congresswoman responded to the billboard on Twitter Wednesday. "It's wild", she said.

'She can call us out all she wants about how we spend our money, but it's clear that most people care more about how she spends theirs'.

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