AOC Breaks Ranks In $1.7 Trillion Omnibus Vote
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- In a statement, Ocasio-Cortez cited spending for the Homeland Security Department and its Immigration and Customs Enforcement sub-agency as well as the omnibus’ significant commitment to national security as her reasons for opposing the legislation.
- “I campaigned on a promise to my constituents: to oppose additional expansion for ICE and DHS — particularly in the absence of long-overdue immigration reform,” the leftist firebrand said.
- “For that reason, as well as the dramatic increase in defense spending with exceeds even President Biden’s request, I voted no on today’s omnibus bill.”
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