Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gets Death Threats ‘Every Day,’ Blames Right Wing Media Coverage
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she and her staff receive death threats on a daily basis, and that there is a correlation between the frequency of the threats and news stories about her on right-leaning media outlets. According to a report in The New York Daily News, the freshman Democrat lawmaker, whose district covers parts of the Bronx and the Queens boroughs of New York City, feels safest when she’s at home. Speaking to reporters after a community meeting in her district on Thursday, Ocasio-Cortez told those gathered that she and her staff have documented an uptick in the threats of physical violence that correspond to the amount of coverage she is receiving on right-leaning outlets. Click here to continue and read more...