Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Blasts New York State Democratic Party Leadership As GOP Makes Gains

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 08: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on gun violence on Capitol Hill on June 8, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) criticized New York State Democratic Party leadership on Wednesday after results revealed that New York was moving toward the Republican Party.
  • “NYS Dem party leadership, which was gutted under Cuomo, stuffed with lobbyists, works to boost GOP, and failed to pass a basic state ballot measure to protect NY redistricting, must be accountable,” the congresswoman tweeted.
  • “I called for Jay Jacob’s resignation a year ago and I still hold that position.

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