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Progressive caucus is burned by promise-breaking Pelosi and Ocasio-Cortez gets first lesson in the snub
January 13, 2019 | Vivek Saxena
Newly elected socialist congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York has just been dealt a brutal lesson in how the political “Game of Thrones” oftentimes really operates.
Hint: It doesn’t operate like the “utopia” that appears to exist in her head.
Recall that following the midterm elections in which the Democrat Party retook the House, rebels within the party began waging a campaign against then-House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s bid for the speakership, arguing that it was time for the 78-year-old congressional veteran to relinquish power.