Bernie Sanders: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would be part of his White House


It is not surprising that the former organizer for the Sanders campaign in 2016, and now a Democratic congresswoman in the House of Representatives, chose to support the Vermont Senator in his new crusade for the US presidency. It was the first major campaign event since Sanders suffered a heart attack a few weeks ago. "Then, Bernie Sanders fought for me".

"I think she's a fabulous candidate", Ocasio-Cortez told CBS News over the weekend.

Standing in a park next to a public housing complex in Queens, N.Y., the Democratic socialist Ocasio-Cortez praised the progressive agenda Sanders has pushed.

When asked about being Sen. But the Vermont Senator answered for her in terms of joining his administration, saying "Yes, you would". (To bring about a "political revolution", as Sanders might say.) One reason I've been skeptical about Sanders's chances of winning the Democratic nomination is that while seeking to upend the system is perfectly valid as a theory of change, it's a fairly hard way to win a party primary when the party sets the rules, those rules are created to achieve consensus rather than to reward factional candidates, and voting is restricted in many states to party members.

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Murray also noted that Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders are supportive of policies that will "keep government's hands in the pockets of everyday Americans".

According to DeVos, what Ocasio-Cortez is doing by recounting her childhood story is actually promoting school choice, a traditionally conservative position. Sanders came during his recovery. "When I was a baby, my family relied on Planned Parenthood for prenatal care", Ocasio-Cortez said. Sanders to the campaign trail. "I'm feeling great" as a response. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts).

Support for Sanders comes at a time that sees him trailing both Sen.