Skip to comments.Ocasio-Cortez is recruiting a Democratic challenger to Hakeem Jeffries
Posted on 01/29/2019 10:14:00 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) hasnt taken office yet, but shes already looking to take out fellow Democrat Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), according to a report Tuesday.
Ocasio-Cortez, who shocked the political world when she defeated veteran Queens Rep. Joseph Crowley, said last month shed support challenges to Democrats who are not as left-leaning as their constituents.
Politico reported that shes recruited an African-American woman to challenge Jeffries in 2020.
A source told the news website that running a primary rival to Jeffries, who represents parts of Brooklyn and Queens, was the highest priority for Ocasio-Cortez.
Jeffries was recently elected the No. 5 Democrat in the House and is considered one of the partys rising stars.
But in his leadership race, a campaign donation from Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) to Ocasio-Cortez became part of a whispering campaign that was used to attack Lee, a progressive...
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It is generally not considered good form to attack your allies
I guess a lot of the Republicans didnt get this memo.
She’s imploding faster than that nut-job of yesteryear, Alan Grayson.
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