AOC explained why she endorsed Bernie Sanders over Elizabeth Warren

Grant Boone
October 25, 2019

"I think I'm too young for that", she said while laughing.

Ocasio-Cortez, who has quickly become one of the most prominent left-wing House lawmakers since taking office in January, backed Sanders formally at the rally in Long Island City, New York on Saturday.

"He is the man, the ally". It could contribute toward a "Bernie comeback!" narrative, especially if Sanders gets a boost in post-debate polls.

In front of nearly 26,000 people, Sanders had his triumphant return, a few steps away from Washington Square Park and in front of one of the largest public housing complexes in the area.

"I am more than ready to take on the greed and corruption of the corporate elite and their apologists", said the renewed candidate.

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Murray, a resident living in Queens, said during an appearance on "Fox & Friends" on Monday morning that she sees "the socialist, far-left narrative that, quite frankly, is unsafe to America and we have to put a stop to it".

The congresswoman announced her support as Sanders struggles to regain his footing after a recent heart attack and to battle back from a surge in support for presidential hopeful and rival Senator Elizabeth Warren. "This is a real shot in the arm for Bernie and helps energize the base".

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), in recounting her educational history, is actually promoting a traditionally conservative value, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said on Sunday.

CBS News correspondent Nikole Killion spoke with Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez for a wide-ranging interview that aired Monday on "CBS This Morning".

"If it's not me, we're going to rally around whoever it may be because we understand that Donald Trump is the most risky president, perhaps in the history of this country - and he must be defeated". All three have called for ambitious government-funded initiatives - from Medicare-for-All to the Green New Deal, which Ocasio-Cortez co-authored, to tuition-free public college - paid for by higher taxes on the rich to lift up the working class and reduce inequality. Sanders to the campaign trail.

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