Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) struggled to defend Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) amid her ongoing anti-Semitism scandal, saying that this was a “learning process” and people were “too hard” on Omar.
“I think it’s a learning experience, and it’s part of the fact that when we elect the most diverse Democratic caucus that we have in pretty much ever, it means that we have new communities at the table, new conversations that need to be had, and we have to learn how to have conversations differently every time,” Ocasio-Cortez told CNN’s Manu Raju.
“Do you think that Congresswoman Omar was unfairly singled out?” Raju asked Ocasio-Cortez.
Question: "Do you think Congresswoman Omar was unfairly singled out?"
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Ocasio-Cortez responded: “You know I think that uh…I think that…you know I, I think that, that, uh, things came down on her a little too hard.”- READ MORE