This isn’t the first time she’s been dismissive – and critical – of the young New York congresswoman. Pelosi recently rejected AOC’s proposals, both the Green New Deal plan proposed to tackle climate change and the expansion of Medicare for all Americans.
In a new interview with 60 Minutes, Pelosi was asked to describe “AOC and her group.”
Pelosi told interviewer Lesley Stahl that those who prescribe to AOC’s left-wing, progressive ideals were “like, five people.”
Stahl suggested the “progressive group is more than five” but Pelosi was adamant.
Well, the progressive ... I’m a progressive.
She added: “By and large, whatever orientation they came to Congress with, they know that we have to hold the centre."
That we have to … go down the mainstream.
The house speaker’s comments were scrutinised online.
Some people are criticising Pelosi for her words
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