AOC Admits She Considered Quitting Politics Prior To Reelection

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she considered not running for reelection prior to this election cycle, citing a lack of support from the Democratic Party.

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“It’s the stress. … It’s the lack of support from your own party. It’s your own party thinking you’re the enemy,’’ the congresswoman told the New York Times. “I’m serious when I tell people the odds of me running for higher office and the odds of me just going off trying to start a homestead somewhere — they’re probably the same.”

Ocasio-Cortez won her campaign for reelection in New York’s 14th District.

“I don’t even know if I want to be in politics,” AOC…

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