Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Ocasio-Cortez on L.A. Brush Fire: ‘This Is What Climate Change Looks Like’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Monday used the wildfire in California threatening the heart of Los Angeles to push her climate change agenda, writing “this is what climate change looks like” and warning that “scenes like this” will “get much worse” if the U.S. does not cut its carbon emissions in half over the next ten years.

Flames approach rolling hills of grape vines during the Kincade fire near Geyserville, California on October 24, 2019. - The fire broke out in spite of rolling blackouts by utility companies in both northern and Southern California. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Ilhan Omar: Trump Is Finally ‘Being Held Accountable’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Saturday responded to the remarks President Trump made at Benedict College on Friday, telling the president that the criminal justice system is designed to “give people like you a pass” and adding, “For once in your life, you’re being held accountable.”

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) speaks at a rally hosted by Progressive Democrats of America on Capitol Hill on September 26, 2019 in Washington, DC. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced yesterday the beginning of a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. (Photo by …