Democrat Party

AOC: ‘We Need New Leadership in the Democratic Party’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said the Democrat Party needs new leadership — a remark which comes after two years of rumors infighting among establishment Democrats and far-left progressives in the caucus as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) continue to hold a grip on ultimate direction of the party.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a closed-door meeting with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019. Ocasio-Cortez recently criticized Pelosi, saying she felt Pelosi had been "outright disrespectful" by "singling out of newly elected women of color" for criticism. …