“I don’t think most Americans in their heart want to be given something,” she told Fox News.
She continued: “I’ve spent a lot of time travelling around this country over the last four years."
People want to work for what they get, so I think this idea of a guaranteed minimum is not something most people want. They want the ability to be able to secure a job. They want the ability to live in a country where there’s the potential for upward mobility.
AOC, who worked in a bar when she was younger, retorted: “As a person who actually worked for tips & hourly wages in my life, instead of having to learn about it 2nd hand, I can tell you that most people want to be paid enough to live.”