In this Tuesday, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a 28-year-old democratic has defeated over Joe Crowley. She has won the poll with a significant number of votes. The defeat of Joe Crowley, fourth-ranking member of the party’s House leadership is seen as a most shocking political upset.
When Joe Crowley gets 42%, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets 58% of votes. In real numbers, She has got more than 3,600 votes, Joe Crowley. Who was the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus?
The young actives and Democratic Socialists of America member, Alexandria has achieved the victor with the highest pride. By this pool, people are sending a strong message to Democrats and Republicans.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stated, “We beat a machine with a movement, and that is what we have done today,”. Adding that “Working-class Americans want a clear champion and there is nothing radical about moral clarity in 2018.”.
She gets support from several groups like MoveOn and Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). Also, Alexandria has run on a platform called Medicare that helps to get life insurance for everyone. Along with that, she also places federal jobs guarantee.
But I knew that in refusing to engage with non-voters, we were churning a cycle of neglect and cynicism.
So I reached out. And we have been embraced. We have built power. We have organized.
What we have built is permanent. No. Matter. What.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) June 27, 2018
However, Joe Crowley has congratulated Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on her victory. And he also stated that he will support her against Republican Anthony Pappas in November.
I want to congratulate @Ocasio2018. I look forward to supporting her and all Democrats this November. The Trump administration is a threat to everything we stand for here in Queens and the Bronx, and if we don't win back the House this November, we will lose the nation we love.
— Joe Crowley (@JoeCrowleyNY) June 27, 2018
Additionally, he also added that “The Trump administration is a threat to everything we stand for here in Queens and the Bronx”.
In this situation, president Donald Trump also get involved with his tweet.
Wow! Big Trump Hater Congressman Joe Crowley, who many expected was going to take Nancy Pelosi’s place, just LOST his primary election. In other words, he’s out! That is a big one that nobody saw happening. Perhaps he should have been nicer, and more respectful, to his President!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 27, 2018
Trump said “Wow! Big Trump Hater Congressman Joe Crowley, who many expected was going to take Nancy Pelosi’s place, just LOST his primary election”. Lastly, “Perhaps he should have been nicer, and more respectful, to his President!” added trump.
The Nancy Pelosi stated “I salute Chairman Crowley for a formidable legacy of achievement for the people of New York” to Joe Crowley.
And she also congratulated Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez for her win.