Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is a media icon from Queens , N.Y…..
She knocked off a House leader to get her seat in Congress…
She is now in the same situation the ex-House Congressman Crowley was with Ocasio-Cortez-Cortez…
Under attack for not taking care of her people back home in the district …..
Former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, who is running a primary challenge to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, slammed the New York Democrat’s response to the coronavirus on Monday, saying, “AOC is always MIA.”
Caruso-Cabrera has relentlessly targeted Ocasio-Cortez since she launched her campaign in February. Last month, she called the freshman lawmaker “out of touch” for voting against a $484 billion coronavirus stimulus package.
“My opponent AOC made very clear all of her priorities, and yet, what I don’t understand is why AOC is always MIA,” Caruso-Cabrera said during an online debate hosted by BronxNet.
Caruso-Cabrera said that Ocasio-Cortez remained in her Washington, D.C., apartment building with a Whole Foods in the lobby “at the height of the crisis,” even when the House was not in session.
“Me, day one, I was out delivering food, I was out delivering masks — I wasn’t even elected,” Caruso-Cabrera.
Ocasio-Cortez responded that her reason for staying in her apartment was that she “wasn’t feeling very well,” and that she has helped raise nearly $500,000 for pantries in the community, in addition to helping to deliver meals to residents herself.
“You’re always working on your celebrity status, You’re divisive, and you work against the party,” Caruso-Cabrera said….