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AOC’s Opponent Gets A Boatload Of Cash To Unseat Her

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From NYPOST.COM

Top donors to President Trump are also pumping thousands of dollars into the campaign kitty of the Democratic primary rival to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, campaign records show.

Broadcaster Stanley Hubbard, who contributed $175,000 to the pro-Trump Great America PAC, contributed the maximum $5,600 to Caruso-Cabrera, according to opensecrets.org and filings with the Federal Elections Commission.

“Cowboy venture capitalist” Darren Blanton, who has given $41,000 to pro-Trump campaign entities, also donated $5,600 to Caruso-Cabrera.

Financier Nelson Patz, who held a lavish fundraiser at his Palm Beach home earlier this year to help raise $10 million for Trump and the RNC, kicked in $5,600 to Caruso-Cabrera’s campaign.

Venture capitalist Walter Buckley, who donated $1 million to the pro-Trump’s Rebuild America Now Super PAC and $125,000 to Trump Victory fund, also chipped in $5,600 to AOC’s chief primary opponent.

AOC has been at odds with Wall Street and big business — symbolized by her opposition to a scuttled plan for Amazon to open a campus headquarters along the Queens waterfront.

Caruso-Cabrera is a former veteran business journalist and CNBC anchor.

Caruso-Cabrera is running as a moderate, pro-business Democratic alternative to Ocasio-Cortez in the 14th congressional district that takes in the neighborhoods of Astoria, Sunnyside, Jackson Heig… (Read more)

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