AOC Under Fire Over New Attack On Trump

By | May 19, 2024

'Essentially a Terrorist Attack'

In a recent interview, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) asserted that former President Donald Trump "ordered essentially a terrorist attack on the Capitol of the United States" in an effort to retain power. 

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The congresswoman's bold claim has reignited debates about the events of January 6, 2021, and the implications for Trump's potential political future. 

Maintain power

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Ocasio-Cortez's statement during an interview with CNN's State of the Union host Jake Tapper has drawn attention for its gravity, with the congresswoman explicitly alleging that Trump orchestrated a terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol to maintain his grip on power.