GOP POLLSTER TELLS FOX NEWS ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ WOULD BE DEMOCRATS' BEST HOPE OF BEATING TRUMP

Newsweek | 5/16/2019 | Jason Lemon
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Republican pollster Frank Luntz has suggested that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would be the Democratic party’s best candidate to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 if she were legally able to run.

“The key is authenticity,” Luntz told Fox News host Laura Ingraham Tuesday evening. “You want to say what you mean, mean what you say,” he continued. “You want to be able to look straight at the camera and be yourself. And at least half of them [the 2020 Democratic candidates] are trying to be something that they’re not,” he argued.

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Ingraham then pointed out that Ocasio-Cortez, despite her disagreements with the congresswoman’s policy ideas, “seems very genuine. And she looks like she’s having fun.”

Luntz agreed wholeheartedly, suggesting she’d be the best option to take on Trump. “No one is having a better time at politics than Donald Trump and AOC,” the pollster asserted. “They should run against each other, even though legally she can’t,” he added, as Ingraham laughed.

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Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive from New York, has shot into the national spotlight as one of the country’s most well-known politicians, but she is ineligible to run for president because she is too young. The Constitution specifies that the president must be 35 years old when they take...
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