AOC says she objects to being considered ‘extreme’ in the the same way that ‘Marjorie Taylor Greene on the Republican side is extreme’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks at an Amazon Labor Union rally on April 24, 2022 in New York City.
AOC said she does not see herself as “extreme” as GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene. 
Speaking to CNN, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez said her beliefs are not the “same level of extreme” as Rep. Greene’s.
Both Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Greene easily won their elections on Tuesday. 

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she doesn’t see Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene as her GOP twin — and rejected the comparison. 

AOC made the comments in an interview with CNN’s Chris Wallace that will be aired on Sunday, though a short clip of the interview was included in CNN’s coverage on Saturday. 

The clip started with Wallace asking AOC if voters want “both parties to move from the fringes from the extremes back to the center.” The New York Democrat easily won reelection on Tuesday, securing over 70% of the vote. 

“I think a lot of people in this country may say yes, but it’s important for us to dig…

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