Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez issued what some saw as a warning to President Joe Biden on Thursday regarding young Democratic voters.
The self-described Democratic socialist from New York says the president risks “collapse” in support of younger, left-wing Democratic voters in remarks in an interview with the host. New York show 1 Errol Louis.
She also talked about Biden’s ongoing political struggles as the potential for a GOP takeover of Congress is growing bigger ahead of the mid-November term, New York Post report.
“We need to acknowledge that this is not just a mid-way affair, but increasingly narrowing down to independents,” she told Louis.
“But, this is really about the collapse of support among young people who, in the Democratic base, feel like they’ve worked overtime to get this president elected and they don’t necessarily have to be. see,” she added.
The article further notes:
She made the statement as part of a longer conversation about Biden’s low voter turnout and how she believes Democrats can prevent a November congressional election in which the party controls the White House. often suffer.
“It’s Biden’s power and ability to cancel student debt, no one else,” she told Louis, referring to Biden’s campaign promise to cut $10,000 for every college student debt, a point worth mentioning that the White House does not yet have. full implementation.
She and other members of the far-left “Special Squad” in Congress insist that Biden, as president, has executive power to clear student debt, bypassing more conservative members of her party. she as well as Republicans, although it is unclear what power will hold. to constitutional oversight.
“With his dwindling approval numbers, one would think they might be willing to try something, other than walking the path to a tough re-election. Do you understand if they are open to that? ‘ asked Louis.
The lawmaker replied that Biden was still thinking about the issue while warning that “time for administration is running out.”
“And we don’t have much time to wait because of these falling poll numbers, I don’t believe in adjustment by vote,” she added.
https://smartzune.com/aoc-appears-to-warn-biden-with-claim-about-collapse-among-young-democratic-voters-2/ AOC appears to warn Biden with claims of ‘collapse’ of young Democratic voters