AOC’s Grasp on American Governance Is ‘a Farce’

Posted on AllSides December 27th, 2021
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Progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, echoing the complaint of the Democratic Party establishment, believes that Sen. Joe Manchin engaged in an “egregious breach” of President Joe Biden’s trust by refusing to support his welfare-expansion plans.

“The idea that Joe Manchin says that he can’t explain this back home to his people is a farce,” said Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. Elsewhere, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., similarly noted that Manchin, D-W.Va., would have to do a lot of explaining in West Virginia after abandoning Build Back Better.

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