This is embarrassing.
According to Breitbart News, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed in an interview with New York Magazine she is “one of the most hated people in America.”
“It’s weird,” she said in the profile about her first year in Washington, DC. “Because I know I am also one of the most hated people in America.”
She rose as a prominent leftist figure when she declared herself head of “the squad,” a group of four female left-wing members of congress, including Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA).
Ocasio-Cortez said she was surprised at how her colleagues saw her as an “unseen force” in political primaries since she pulled off her upset victory over seasoned former Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) in the 2018 election. You can read the full article here.