Skip to comments.Ocasio-Cortez Calls for Occupation of Airports, ICE Offices: ‘We Have to Mobilize’
Posted on 07/18/2018 5:26:29 AM PDT by Enlightened1
New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has called on protesters rallying under the Abolish ICE banner to occupy border crossings, airports and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices across the country.
Ocasio-Cortez made the comments during an interview on Monday with Democracy Now's Amy Goodman, speaking alongside Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau.
Asked by Goodman about her decision to leave New York to join protests at the U.S.-Mexico border just days before the primary in which she defeated Democratic Representative Joseph Crowley in a stunning upset, Ocasio-Cortez said, "There is no convenient time" to "stand up against human rights violations."
"I may have had a primary three days after I went down there, but we're not going to win if we don't stand for everything," Ocasio-Cortez said. "We have to show people that we're willing to walk the walk and put our money where our mouth is," she said.
"Our nation is in a moral crisis," the politician told Goodman, referring to the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" family separation practice, which saw nearly 3,000 migrant children separated from their families at the border before the practice was rescinded last month.
"Every day that we allow the continued violation of those children's rights is the day that I believe the moral character of the United States is at stake," Ocasio-Cortez said.
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So this crazy bitch is the new hero of the democrat party????
She makes Pelosi look like a hard right conservative.
I say let this chick be seen and heard every day.
And she doesn’t know the difference between ICE and Border Patrol...
we know where the poison spews from..war is never good
It’s good these Marxist lunatics are vocally exposing themselves and their agenda!
Of course not....
I appreciate that she has a chronological age a bit higher than that, but with today's liberal education system, many teenagers don't mature until their late thirties.
did you hear what she said the other day??? unemployment is low because “so many people are working two jobs”...
What a loon!
Keep talking, sweety.
Typical Heathen Liberal Psychopath.
This is what public schools turn out now.
A total moonbat!
If the Republican party were not so stupid, I’d swear she was a GOP plant. She puts all the caricatured wackiness of the left on full display for all to see. I hope her message gets out to flyover country and she becomes an albatross around the neck of every desk running in red and purple districts.
Go ahead, Democrats.
It’s stuff like this that got Nixon elected twice.
I cannot help but think this naive dumbass is a useful idiot for the big party bosses. Itll be fun to watch what happens when her puppet masters finish with her & decide to throw her under the bus.
Lay down with dogs & youll get fleas, honey. You really should pick better friends.
The eyes are windows to the soul...
She thinks Israel is occupying Palestine. She’s a moron.
Ah... an organizer... a communist revolutionary has been elected by 16 thousand partisans...and she is trying to throw her weight around.
Viva la revolution? Seriously?
Hopefully, Crazy Eyes will be the first to be Tasered.
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