House GOP May Hit Vulnerable Democrats For Receiving AOC Donations


Topline The House GOP’s campaign arm on Monday signaled plans to go after swing-seat House Democrats whose campaigns received unsolicited money from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), an increasingly common boogeyman for Republicans. WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 18: U.S. Rep.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) listens during a news ... [+] conference to introduce the "Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021" at Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Getty Images Key Facts Ocasio-Cortez, who is often flush with cash and enjoys a safely Democratic New York City district, wired $5,000 donations to a number of her more vulnerable colleagues ahead of what will likely be a difficult campaign season, according to Politico. But the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, House Democrats’ campaign arm, reportedly gave Ocasio-Cortez those campaigns’ banking information without their knowledge, and at least three tried to return them out of fear of being tied to Ocasio-Cortez even as others took them. The National Republican Campaign Committee on Monday said in a press more...