Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Cautions November Vote for Biden May Determine ‘Survival’ for Numerous Americans

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Cautions November Vote for Biden May Determine ‘Survival’ for Numerous Americans

New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the November 3 election has to do with “survival”– and not almost supporting Joe Biden’s Democratic governmental campaign– following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday.

Ocasio-Cortez urged progressive Democrats and moderate liberals alike to arrange their neighborhoods and “act in solidarity” ahead of the upcoming November elections. The freshman lawmaker, who is likewise looking for re-election, stated there is no single politician who can help supply protection for America’s many vulnerable locals.

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But she stated a vote for Biden and other Democrats will offer break for minorities and low-wage workers who may not endure the attacks she says will originate from another four years of the Trump administration.

” November is about survival,” the Democrat frequently referred to as “AOC” stated Friday night on Instagram. “Ballot for Joe Biden is no longer about whether you agree with him. It’s a vote to let our democracy live another day.”

Here’s what we’re NOT gon na do: quit.

We do not quit when individuals require us most. That’s not who we are.

Our democracy is at a faint heart beat; it was broken even before Trump. But so long as we can conserve lives, I think we have an obligation to do so as we build a brand-new world. pic.twitter.com/QBGqflpihC

— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) September 19, 2020

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She prompted disenchanted voters and others who are on-the-fence about choosing Biden to gather in a show of unity that will “save lives.”

Ocasio-Cortez, in a severe plea for Democratic Celebration uniformity in the hours following Ginsburg’s death, stated President Donald Trump has “no regard for the dignity of human life.” She implicated his administration of threatening to remove democracy in the United States.

” We need to act in solidarity and defense for the most susceptible individuals in our society who have currently experienced the violent repercussions of this administration,” Ocasio Cortez, a longtime fan of Senator Bernie Sanders, continued in her social networks address Friday night. “The political middle is wiling to sacrifice immigrants, the political middle frequently is willing to play both sides when somebody passes away to authorities violence, that’s why we require to show up. Because if we do not appear, those people don’t get protected.”

She mentioned transsexual Americans, Amazon workers in “unsafe conditions,” immigrants, and individuals who aren’t making a living wage “working at McDonald’s” as examples of groups who can’t undergo a 2nd Trump term.

” Left wing, there’s a lot of– there’s a substantial variety, right? And we get mad at each other. That’s the method it is due to the fact that it’s incredibly discouraging. I get extremely disappointed. You all understand I get exceptionally annoyed with my own party, too. All of us have our disputes. Which’s fine because we all acknowledge that November– honestly I wish it wasn’t like this; it just serves to highlight the brokenness of our entire system– however whether we like it or not, November’s about survival. November’s about survival.”

Ocasio-Cortez stated Trump has “no regard for law, no regard for justice,” despite the president’s re-election campaign once again promoting itself as the “order” platform. “He has no regard for anything unless it personally assists him and his power and his cash which of the Republican establishment. That’s just what it is. It’s simply what it is.”

Newsweek reached out to both the Trump and Ocasio-Cortez projects for additional remarks Saturday afternoon.

Sanders, who Ocasio-Cortez supported during the Democratic presidential main versus Biden, echoed her allegations that Trump is an “authoritarian” Saturday in his own tweets criticizing the president.

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New York City Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stated Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death Friday was the most recent proof the November 3 election is about “survival,” and not just about supporting Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign.
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