Ocasio-Cortez Ticks Off Democrats for Not Paying Party Dues: ‘Deadbeat Cortez Should Pay Her Bills’

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 1/11/2020 | Mary Chastain
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has ruffled feathers on both sides of the aisle since she started her tenure in Congress.

Democrats are now ticked off because Ocasio-Cortez has not paid the $250,000 dues she owes to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC).

Ocasio-Cortez - Millions - Country - DCCC

Ocasio-Cortez has raised millions across the country but will not give any to the DCCC:

“Sometimes the question comes: ‘Do you want to be in a majority or do you want to be in the minority?’” Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., told Fox News, when asked about AOC’s stance. “And do you want to be part of a team?”

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Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Chairwoman Cheri Bustos downplayed Ocasio-Cortez’s decision to shun dues and pointed to the record-breaking fundraising numbers the committee has notched without her.

“That’s always up to individual members so I guess I don’t think about it one way or another,” Bustos said when asked about Ocasio-Cortez’s stance. “We’re raising record amounts of money from our members.”

DCCC - Matter - Ocasio-Cortez - Dues

The DCCC declined to comment further on the matter of Ocasio-Cortez and her dues.

Another Democrat was less diplomatic: “Deadbeat Cortez should pay her bills,” complained the Democratic source. “She’s always whining about people paying their fair share and here she is leaving her friends with the bill.”

Ocasio-Cortez - Distaste - DCCC

Ocasio-Cortez does not hide her distaste for the DCCC...
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