Although Ocasio-Cortez hasn’t even been in Congress for a month, but it appears a number of her Democrat colleagues are trying to end her career in politics.
She hasn’t even been a member of Congress for more than a month, but bitter Democrats are already reportedly looking to end Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s political career.
According to The Hill, a few Democrats are infuriated with Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old socialist from New York who has been the center of attention since winning
The report states that her Democratic colleagues have grown frustrated with her antics and alignment with Justice Democrats, a far-left group who is planning to primary several Democrats in the 2020 election who they say aren’t “progressive enough.”
Now, some Democrats are looking to turn the tables and are reportedly discussing recruiting a primary challenger to run against Ocasio-Cortez.
A House Democrat, who spoke to The Hill on the condition of anonymity, said they have been privately urging members of the New York delegation to recruit someone to challenge Ocasio-Cortez.
“What I have recommended to the New York delegation is that you find her a primary opponent and make her a one-term congressperson,” the Democratic lawmaker told The Hill.
“You’ve got numerous council people and state legislators who’ve been waiting 20 years for that seat. I’m sure they can find numerous people who want that seat in that district,” they added.