Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez exposes her extreme ignorance by falsely claiming, “Just last year we gave the military a $700 billion budget increase”

Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog | 7/27/2018 | Staff
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez exposes her extreme ignorance by falsely claiming, “Just last year we gave the military a $700 billion budget increase”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just said:

Year - Military - Budget - Increase

“Just last year we gave the military a $700 billion budget increase”

I immediately knew that couldn’t possibly be true, because the entire budget of the military is approximately that amount.

Senate - Defense - Policy - Bill - Trump

“Senate passes $700 billion defense policy bill, backing Trump call for steep increase in military spending”

So it’s just as I had though. The $700 billion does not represent the increase. Instead, it represents the total military budget.

Ocasio-Cortez - Increase - Ignorance - Budget

Ocasio-Cortez was either deliberately lying when she said the $700 billion was an increase, or she has an incredibly extreme ignorance of the federal budget.

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