Democrat presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders further solidified his political alliance with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez this week; saying she will play a “very important” role should he win the White House.
“If I am in the White House, she will play a very, very important role. No question,” Sanders told ABC News. “Her ideas are resonating all over this country.”
“I don’t know of any person … who has had more of an impact on American politics as a freshman member of Congress than she has,” he added.
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Source: New York Post
Original Story: October 16, 2019
Members of the so-called “Squad” of Congresswomen consisting of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar will reportedly endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for president in the days ahead.
“Fox News has learned that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., will appear with Sanders on Saturday in Queens, N.Y., at a ‘Bernie’s Back’ rally designed to generate excitement for the senator’s campaign following his recent heart procedure. Rep. Ihan Omar, D-Minn., will also endorse the candidate,” reports Fox News. “In addition, CNN reported that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., will endorse Sanders as well. It was not immediately clear if Omar and Tlaib will appear at Saturday’s event.”
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Bernie Sanders postponed his presidential campaign for a week after suffering a heart attack in Nevada.
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