Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrived in Congress this year with an attitude that her socialist extremism is the only acceptable view and no others will be tolerated.
In three months on the job, she is the self-professed leader of the younger progressives in the House.
Not only has she been extremely vocal against President Donald Trump, but she is now vowing to defeat as many Democrats who don’t agree with her views as possible.
In the past three months, Ocasio-Cortez is the most talked about member of the House, even surpassing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Trump-hater Adam Schiff.
However, her political career may be coming to an abrupt crashing end as she is now facing her second complaint of violating campaign finance laws.
Fox News – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit with FEC complaint for alleged ‘subsidy scheme’ – EXCLUSIVE — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has been hit with another Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaint, this one alleging she and her campaign manager operated a “subsidy scheme” that ran afoul of campaign finance laws.
The crux of the complaint, which was given exclusively to Fox News in advance of its filing Wednesday, accused Ocasio-Cortez and her campaign manager, Saikat Chakrabarti, of overseeing a “shadowy web” of political action committees (PACs) that allowed them to raise more cash than they could have legally. It also alleged that a limited liability company (LLC) was created to avoid federal expenditure requirements by offering Ocasio-Cortez and other Democratic candidates political consulting services at a price so low that the company apparently shut down before the election was even over.
The complaint named Ocasio-Cortez, Chakrabarti (now her chief of staff), the Justice Democrats PAC, the Brand New Congress PAC and Brand New Congress LLC as the overlapping entities that aimed to “subsidize cheap assistance for Ocasio-Cortez and other candidates at rates far below market value.” …
Ellen Weintraub is the current Chair of the Federal Election Commission, after nominated to the position by President Donald Trump.
Weintraub also served as Chair of the FEC for a year under George W. Bush and a year under Barack Obama.
Hopefully, Weintraub will jump on the two election finance complaints that have been lodged against Ocasio-Cortez.
If she is innocent, then so be it, but if she be guilty, she needs to be held accountable and removed from office and face criminal charges.
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