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AOC attack group targets top Dem -- who voted with her 96% of the time but criticized Omar
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Posted on 06/21/2019 4:57:01 PM PDT by SJackson

A far-left group backed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is supporting a political newcomer to unseat a 30-year Democratic New York congressman who called out Rep. Ilhan Omar over anti-Semitism.

Justice Democrats, a group that initially recruited Ocasio-Cortez to run against former Rep. Joe Crowley, is targeting Rep. Eliot Engel.

REP. COLLINS ON AOC'S 'APPALLING' CRITICISM OF BORDER FACILITIES: IT'S EITHER 'BLISSFUL IGNORANCE' OR ANTI-SEMITISM

The candidacy of Jamaal Bowman, a 43-year-old public middle school teacher, was put forward by Justice Democrats in a continued effort to elect more progressive Democrats to Congress, the New York Times reported. House Foreign Affairs Chairman Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., listens during a committee hearing on Kosovo's wartime victims, Tuesday April 30, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., listens during a committee hearing on Kosovo's wartime victims, Tuesday April 30, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

Yet Engel isn’t the moderate Democrat that his critics claim to be. He co-sponsored a Medicare-for-all plan and even joined Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive colleagues in introducing the Green New Deal, a radical overhaul of the economy in a bid to combat climate change. He has also voted with Ocasio-Cortez 96 percent of the time so far.

The source of frustration for the progressive is likely due to Engel’s rather hawkish views on foreign policy, including voting for the Iraq War in 2002, though he criticized the war in later years.

Engel, who is Jewish, has also angered far-left block of the party after he openly criticized Omar after the Minnesota Democrat said that “the political influence in this country that says it is OK to push for allegiance to a foreign country,” referring to Israel, which many perceived as anti-Semitic comments.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan; US: Minnesota; US: New York
KEYWORDS: anotheraocthread; eliotengel; ilhanomar; jamaalbowman; justicedemocrats; michigan; minnesota; newyork; notanotheraocthread; ocasiocortez; rashidatlaib

1 posted on 06/21/2019 4:57:01 PM PDT by SJackson
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2 posted on 06/21/2019 4:57:43 PM PDT by SJackson (If you’re wondering what’s wrong with capitalism, it’s made in Hong Kong, B. Sanders, when in Rus)
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To: SJackson

Keep it up, Alexandria.
Keep on burning your own Liberal bridges, biting the hands that got you where you are now. Comeuppance is packing it’s bags as we speak.


3 posted on 06/21/2019 5:02:16 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: lee martell

She will probably face opposition in the next primary. I cannot imagine many of her constituents were happy with the whole Amazon fiasco and on top of that, the turn-out was ridiculously low when she won. However, she will have a lot of money to fight back with.


4 posted on 06/21/2019 5:05:26 PM PDT by volunbeer (Find the truth and accept it - anything else is delusional)
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To: SJackson

Engel is dumber than a box of rocks.

While his replacement is likely worse, he is no loss.


5 posted on 06/21/2019 5:12:40 PM PDT by sauropod (Yield to sin, and experience chastening and sorrow; yield to God, and experience joy and blessing.)
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To: SJackson

I love watching the left eat their own. Civil discourse is not available on the left. The more they do this the better to prove to normal people who are still voting Democrat that the party of AOC is insanity.


6 posted on 06/21/2019 5:16:14 PM PDT by King_Corey (OpenCarry.org -- http://defcad.org/)
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To: sauropod

While the Democrats clean out their deadwood, Republicans keep re-electing people who want to meet them halfway on destroying the country.


7 posted on 06/21/2019 5:17:17 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here Of Citizen Parents_Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: SJackson

I want to see this idiot go after Hillary and get Arkancided.


8 posted on 06/21/2019 5:22:16 PM PDT by EvilCapitalist (It's Ok to be white.)
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To: SJackson

I want to see this idiot go after Hillary and get Arkancided.


9 posted on 06/21/2019 5:22:19 PM PDT by EvilCapitalist (It's Ok to be white.)
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To: volunbeer

She IS being primaried and a GOP candidate has even arisen to run against her, should she win the primary...which she may not.


10 posted on 06/21/2019 5:24:41 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: SJackson

Why is everything a headline with this chick?


11 posted on 06/21/2019 6:20:19 PM PDT by Maudeen (Our ONLY Hope is JESUS)
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To: SJackson

AOC and Omar are done for. The old ladies in the DNC will make sure they do not get re-elected. Just for spite.


12 posted on 06/21/2019 6:36:53 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: Maudeen
Why is everything a headline with this chick?

I believe the MSM KNOWS she is a controllable intellectual MIDGET and if they can convince the public that she's "special" then they have yet another "controllable political puppet."

13 posted on 06/21/2019 6:44:43 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: SJackson

Hasn’t that kid ever heard of quid pro quo?


14 posted on 06/22/2019 7:54:44 AM PDT by Silentgypsy (Call an addiction hotline and say you're hooked on phonics.)
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To: SJackson

The best hope for 2020, is for the Democrats to implode with factional infighting.

Jews contribute a lot of the Democrats party finances and organizers, and AOC seems to be on a mission to alienate them.

https://m.jpost.com/US-Elections/US-Jews-contribute-half-of-all-donations-to-the-Democratic-party-468774


15 posted on 06/22/2019 8:04:50 AM PDT by SauronOfMordor (Socialists want YOUR wealth redistributed, never THEIRS!)
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To: lee martell

One term, and henceforth a political pariah. It’s pretty much engraved in stone. She’s just so into being the flavor of the month, she won’t see it coming.


16 posted on 06/22/2019 2:30:43 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.)
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