Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants you to pay her to not be corrupt

Despite a poll showing that Democrats' proposed congressional pay hike has outraged the public, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thinks taxpayers ought to be giving her a $4,500 salary hike anyway on her $174,000 annual paycheck ... not just because everyone deserves a raise, but more important, to keep her honest. Yep. Voting against cost of living increases for members of Congress may sound nice, but doing so only increases pressure on them to keep dark money loopholes open. This makes campaign finance reform *harder.* ALL workers deserve cost of living increases, incl min wage workers. — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) June 11, 2019   She doubled down on that in a subsequent video: It's not just that she seeks to justify that pay hike for herself by arguing that she actually wants all workers to get a pay hike (even those "unwilling to...(Read Full Post)
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