REALITY CHECK: Ocasio-Cortez Says She ‘Can’t Afford Apartment’ Until She Receives Federal Salary

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Socialist superstar Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez -who is poised to become the youngest Congresswoman in American history- confirmed this week she’s unable to afford a Washington, DC apartment until she begins receiving her federal paycheck.

The 29-year-old self-described Democratic Socialist cruised to victory on Election Day, telling the New York Times the “transition period” will be particularly difficult in the weeks ahead.

The next few weeks ““will be very unusual, because I can’t really take a salary,” said Cortez.

“I have three months without a salary before I’m a member of Congress. So, how do I get an apartment? Those little things are very real,” she added.

“We’re kind of just dealing with the logistics of it day by day, but I’ve really been just kind of squirreling away and then hoping that gets me to January,” said the left-leaning politician.

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