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JUST IN: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins Protest In Nancy Pelosi’s Office!

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez the newly elected socialist representative has made her first visit to Nancy Pelosi’s office as a protester.

Cortez has joined in an environmental protest that is taking place inside Pelosi’s office:

As reported by theintercept.com

PROTESTERS WITH THE environmental group Sunrise marched on Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi’s office on Tuesday. The group, made up of young people pushing for urgent action on climate change, planned to send a clear message to party leadership just one week after Democrats regained control of the House.

But this was no ordinary protest for the Sunrise activists, who typically stand on the opposite side of politicians. This time, they were joined by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is just weeks away from being sworn into office.

Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib of Michigan joined the protesters in a rally at the Spirit of Justice Park near the Capitol on Tuesday morning, but she did not continue on to Pelosi’s office. “This is the most American thing you can do,” Tlaib said of the protest. Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib also attended an event with the Sunrise activists on Monday night.

When Ocasio Cortez was asked whether she would support Nancy Pelosi this was her response:

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