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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @AOC Bronx + Queens, NYC

Congresswoman for NY-14 (Bronx + Queens). In a modern, moral, + wealthy society, no American should be too poor to live. 💯% People-Funded, no corporate PAC $.

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Flight Attendants have been told that @AOC and @SenMarkey’s #GND resolution will ground all air travel. That’s absu… https://t.co/ZQ6VCfmo9x
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAs it turns out, Rep. Barr has the same amount of coal mines in his district as I do in mine! Who says Dems and GO… https://t.co/AXQJi0fTl1
4/19
2019
Buildings account for 70% of carbon emissions in NYC. 70%. Today the city embarked on an ambitious, aggressive pl… https://t.co/DOYouimELMWords cannot describe how proud I am of the grassroots organizers & officials (including Queens’ own @Costa4NY!) be… https://t.co/u91KXs5rc5Just a final note: Aside from a handful of lawmakers — @RoKhanna, @IlhanMN, @AOC — very few in Congress are questio… https://t.co/E3ab3mxkLY
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe #GreenNewDeal is already changing the country. Here’s what folks didn’t see coming: just by *offering* the res… https://t.co/GTSIInYJDUpretty good pull here https://t.co/eusePr5fyx
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIt is clear Congress and the American people must hear from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in person to better unde… https://t.co/6mdDGOk8V8
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezMany know I take no pleasure in discussions of impeachment. I didn’t campaign on it, & rarely discuss it unprompted… https://t.co/fIAT11BdvxWhile I understand the political reality of the Senate + election considerations, upon reading this DoJ report, whi… https://t.co/w08t48Ag6qMueller’s report is clear in pointing to Congress’ responsibility in investigating obstruction of justice by the Pr… https://t.co/3tcN6p7JyQ.@AOC is right- When nurses, #veterans and community leaders join together there is nothing we can't accomplish! Un… https://t.co/MyMNHm8tvq
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIf Congress wants to #ProtectTheVA, we shouldn’t starve it + then sell it off for parts, forcing vets into for-prof… https://t.co/eQXPxKEMkcWatch the video that’s been viewed more than 4.6 million times in 24 hours, a message from a post-#GreenNewDeal fut… https://t.co/FKSeO0qLCR
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‘Some things should not be for sale in this country.’ — @AOC is not about to let our veterans' health care be priva… https://t.co/bYnfGCLfya
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThrowback Thursday ⤵️ https://t.co/CdscNUWCur🤣 Surprise! I know more about West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky & Appalachian communities than they think I do,… https://t.co/ar0jsE7m8O"We can be whatever we have the courage to see." - @AOC https://t.co/0hNB97EzXx
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThis is exactly the kind of future we must fight for. We have 11 short years to come together to massively transiti… https://t.co/ZQE5kfmd99
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez"The administration is trying to 'fix' the VA, but for who? They’re trying to fix it for #BigPharma, insurance comp… https://t.co/5t5XwUITqX
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWhat a truly incredible town hall tonight in the Bronx on protecting + improving veteran’s care. We heard from mot… https://t.co/5NNjNUhyvv
4/18
2019
What if we actually pulled off a #GreenNewDeal? What would the future look like? The Intercept presents a film narr… https://t.co/hgajXknxQi
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezYou know what’s interesting? Last month I invited @RepAndyBarr to come visit us in the Bronx and offer perspective… https://t.co/Ucy2yPVU7BFor those curious, the legislation in question submitted by @BettyMcCollum04: https://t.co/kEprb3m9swNo one is arguing this. Simply put: I don’t believe in caging kids. Pretty straightforward value. I don’t care if… https://t.co/EdBRQK94b6This is a story from the future. It's the story of the world we won by fighting for a #GreenNewDeal. Written and na… https://t.co/ntWNo3ZDbn
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@ewarren on @AOC: “Her commitment to putting power in the hands of the people is forged in fire” #TIME100https://t.co/tozoCAl3C0
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezGOP thought they could catch us with a bluff. Now we’ve got ‘em on their back foot stutter-stepping 💁🏽‍♀️ #TooLate https://t.co/DY15KPy9TvClimate change is here + we’ve got a deadline: 12 years left to cut emissions in half. A #GreenNewDeal is our plan… https://t.co/Md4NFyQapd
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“Even while greed and corruption slow our progress ... true power still rests with the people.“ - @ewarren Couldn’… https://t.co/yWGvhKfAo7(YouTube version with captions here: https://t.co/qMpDYSZt3g)Climate change is here + we’ve got a deadline: 12 years left to cut emissions in half. A #GreenNewDeal is our plan… https://t.co/Md4NFyQapd
4/17
2019
Our country has a “justice” system that criminalizes poverty + disproportionately targets race, yet routinely pardo… https://t.co/DFY1MMFuBmThis is a great, substantive dive on the #GreenNewDeal w/ Senate lead Sen. ⁦@EdMarkey:⁩ “When we were drafting the… https://t.co/vsWkWxteOMSurprise!💥 For months we’ve been working on a very special + secret #GreenNewDeal project. Now it’s ready to drop… https://t.co/kWQmfYHAqsReminder that we’ve taken progressive organizing straight into Trump country, rallied 5,000 people in the middle of… https://t.co/NOVZtrG8H6If by “destabilize,” he means “disrupt for-profit insulin schemes bc the discovering scientist freely gave away the… https://t.co/FdiwFnGLg5What if a bold agenda rooted in improving everyday people’s lives is part of a winning strategy? What if the choic… https://t.co/BK66mYJ8N3GOP’s getting scared that up close, their constituents will realize I’m fighting harder for their healthcare than t… https://t.co/irdRj5rFT2The #GreenNewDeal isn’t just a resolution, it is a revolution. A revolution on our streets, where an army of young… https://t.co/QoNrB1zrTY
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezToday's column tries, among other things, to make the point that Republicans are way to the right of the public on… https://t.co/65fTry7JHg
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFirst quarter 2019 numbers show 81% of the money that @AOC raised during her first three months in office came from donations of under $200.
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlternative Headline: Republicans Mad at Government for Doing Its Job https://t.co/ZO3sd3SLey
4/16
2019
That’s bc I like: ✅ Solar panels 🛰 ✅ Turbines⚙️ ✅ Battery Storage 🔋 ✅ Electric Vehicles 🚛 ✅ Regenerative Ag 🐄 ✅ Job… https://t.co/tSzASaUCHQStatement from FDNY Commissioner Nigro: Images of Notre Dame in flames are an awful sight to behold. The thoughts… https://t.co/34yxdaV16U
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAll too often, “bipartisanship” tends to mean coming together to advance corp lobbyist interests, or raising the mi… https://t.co/v0f7skRDjU
4/15
2019
“They’re a billion-dollar company because of us. Working-class Americans haven’t been this fed up with their emplo… https://t.co/4JtcUGRhijThis story from a survivor encapsulates how Republicans have used the 9/11 tragedy. @DanCrenshawTX went hysterical… https://t.co/4YvtxTI5hC
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFor two years, this President has used the most powerful platform in the world to sow hate & division. He's done it… https://t.co/Y240r7lc6R
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThinking of @Ilhan this morning. I read that she’s done critical work to honor victims of 9/11. She has not forgott… https://t.co/0kfXqa8ruT
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOne of the ugly aftermaths of 9/11 that is too often ignored is the codified profiling of Muslim-Americans solely b… https://t.co/4Jw1vdMPmoTwo years ago, Bodega owners across NYC (& cheered by neighbors)shut their shops citywide to protest Trump’s… https://t.co/XXcL4PQs4I🎶 Ain't gonna let injustice turn me around I'm gonna keep on walkin' / Gonna keep on talkin' / Marchin' up to freed… https://t.co/VfUnjFT2HGPresident Trump understands the weight his words carry. His tweet about Congresswoman Ilhan Omar puts her life & he… https://t.co/VjUU4871qj
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI am grateful for @IlhanMN's courage and leadership and I stand with her - and with others targeted by the President's anti-Muslim rhetoric.
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe President’s hateful, anti-Muslim attack on Congresswoman Omar is disgusting & dangerous. Those enabling him ou… https://t.co/5d3cyUO7ev
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@Ilhan's life is being threatened by Fox News, GOP members of congress, and the President of the United States. I… https://t.co/LzuIi3ZWLv
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThank you, Rep. @DelgadoforNY19. https://t.co/HTiTdjtNXxShabbat shalom to @IlhanMN and our Black & Muslim family. The attacks on you from the President are violent and un… https://t.co/AgYAaCWCWj
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezPresident Trump's inflammatory and dangerous rhetoric towards Ilhan Omar is jeopardizing her safety. He is delibera… https://t.co/eCbt5mtfCY
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe President is inciting violence against a sitting Congresswoman—and an entire group of Americans based on their… https://t.co/LQXb3v96tp
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThank you for standing up for all of us, Sen. @ewarren. https://t.co/wZwLO97PXxIlhan Omar is a leader with strength and courage. She won't back down to Trump's racism and hate, and neither will… https://t.co/9gPSvSQaXE
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThank you Sen. @BernieSanders for recognizing these attacks clearly for what they are. https://t.co/EsSoe5zDXAThe increasing incitement against @IlhanMN by Trump and Republicans is abhorrent and dangerous and should be forcef… https://t.co/vxfXRdfhfs
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezTrump is engaging in blatant Islamophobia by taking a comment by @IlhanMN out of context in order to smear her with… https://t.co/XMxF6QBIsU
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4/13
2019
Members of Congress have a duty to respond to the President’s explicit attack today. @IlhanMN’s life is in danger.… https://t.co/AvSV1Q49emThe President is actively and willfully endangering the life of a member of Congress.
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez"@AOC is right. The environmental impacts of climate change and disaster-level events related to it are displacing… https://t.co/jPPuFLozbc
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAn extraordinary moment in which a core truth of America is revealed: The plutes will do or say virtually anything… https://t.co/0RHRZol7LZ
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFox News brought me up 3,000+ times in *6 weeks.* That’s how hard they’re fighting against dignified healthcare, w… https://t.co/nKsxfLvAPb
4/12
2019
Yesterday at FSC, I asked CEOs about something known as countercyclical capital buffers. Think of it as a “rainy d… https://t.co/dYdFbzRBKPYou refuse to cosponsor the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation Fund, yet have the audacity to drum resentment towards Ilhan… https://t.co/Mn6GlPvPuhRep. Ilhan Omar decries Pres. Trump's travel ban. "My birth country is now on the so-called list of countries that… https://t.co/Fan1upGxlZ
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI’m not going to quote the NY Post’s horrifying, hateful cover. Here’s 1 fact: @IlhanMN is a cosponsor of the 9/11… https://t.co/H9XfG241tlThis is a real test for the American media. Can they separate their personals feelings toward Assange from the ques… https://t.co/cGtnv7UTnA
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez'We will have blood on our hands.' — @AOC called out the right's hypocrisy when it comes to government intervention… https://t.co/XjemPzTMLp
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFrom fundraising emails labeling @AOC a domestic terrorist to the constant questioning of @IlhanMN’s loyalty to and… https://t.co/0gtjF1WttE
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezRepresentative Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) submitted @JonathanBlitzer and Mauricio Lima's Pulitzer Center-supported… https://t.co/Gkng1Woq7V
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@AOC pressed 7 big bank CEOs on why more of their colleagues didn’t go to prison for the 2008 financial crisis https://t.co/ZiIFHyMAUx
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOnly *one-third* of American children in elementary & middle school can read at grade-level. One third. Yet Betse… https://t.co/PhXrq73wjw
4/11
2019
This puts me in danger every time. Almost every time this uncalled for rhetoric gets blasted by conserv. grps, we… https://t.co/DN9ZjNu8yVBlack Maternal Health Matters. The U.S. has the worst maternal mortality rate in the developed world, and it's unac… https://t.co/DmK76nz04V
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezTake your rightful seat in history, Dr. Bouman! 🔭 Congratulations and thank you for your enormous contribution to… https://t.co/HUcDAtQHHV.@RepAOC points out that, with the RECORD profitability banks are reaping, we should be requiring banks to boost th… https://t.co/VNImbP4giT
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@AOC to Chase CEO: I represent kids that go to jail for jumping a turnstile because they can’t afford a metro card… https://t.co/NFBYE8YV34
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez"Whether or not you agree with Omar, Tlaib, and Ocasio-Cortez’s opinions ideologically, they deserve to have a voic… https://t.co/Sfx481tW1b
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4/10
2019
Kris Kobach is who I brought up in my questioning of Wilbur Ross. He explicitly sought to include a Census Q to har… https://t.co/MjoIAXgzufThe GOP, corp lobbyists, & Fox expose their dishonesty every time they claim the #GND “bans cows,” steals people’s… https://t.co/7cQL0Bn1ZAThe far-right loves to drum up fear & resistance to immigrants. But have you ever noticed they never talk about wh… https://t.co/erDhGkJR87In stealing 1000s of children, deporting their parents,& refusing to provide info for reunification, Sec. Nielsen… https://t.co/sBEpEmy38R“It‘s not responsible to complain about anything that we dislike as ‘socialism’ when many of our colleagues across… https://t.co/n8EwLFApYZ
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezJohn Kerry: "In proposing what she has proposed together with Sen. Markey, Congresswoman @AOC has in fact offered m… https://t.co/zpUBpt0HGN
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“While I am incredibly flattered that [many GOP members] are so enamored w/ a resolution presented by a freshman Co… https://t.co/9aILnSfy7ISec. John Kerry: “Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez has in fact offered more leadership in one day or in one week than P… https://t.co/UyOi98cn35"[@IlhanMN, @RashidaTlaib, and @AOC] are members of Congress who are pushing the boundaries of dialogue around publ… https://t.co/lQDWewa6AD
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4/9
2019
Justifying psychopathy because low empathy, narcissism, dishonesty + lack of deep emotional attachments are traits… https://t.co/6ytjW5X3keFor years the Navy used Vieques for military training, dropping explosives, resulting in enormous cancer rates. Now… https://t.co/s9chYcghzY
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWhen people are asked to name the "best" colleges, Harvard, Yale and Stanford often come to mind. But if you look… https://t.co/M4ErKowyGk
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4/8
2019
Garden planting success! This is my first time trying a garden like this, so let’s see how it goes. Shoshin approa… https://t.co/8GkeqZRoNo
4/7
2019

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