Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quits Facebook, Calls Social Media a 'Public Health Risk'

Republican candidate Donald Trump and campaign manager Corey Lewandowski in a 2015 file

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in an interview with the Yahoo News' "Skulldeggery", said that she has given up Facebook and expressed great concerns about the negative effects of all social media platforms.

"Could you imagine if no one ends on the throne and they transition to democracy?" said Ocasio-Cortez in a Sunday interview with Yahoo News' "Skullduggery" podcast.

Ocasio-Cortez has used "Game of Thrones" campaign imagery on social media, as has President Donald Trump.

"I've started to kind of impose little rules on myself", she said. "I think it's something that can be discussed".

"But I think that we need to expand what those policy conversations are because I would-as just a citizen of this country-I would be very concerned if Trump started really pursuing more and more and more increasingly unsafe policies, and everyone just standing aside saying this is normal", she said.

Right-wing media empire Fox News referenced USA lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) 42 days in a row, according to research, for a total of 3,181 unique mentions, leading many to note an editorial "obsession" by the staunchly conservative news giant with the Democratic firebrand.

"You want to tell people that their concern and their desire for clean air and clean water is elitist?" said Rep. Ocasio-Cortez.

Firebrand freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., reportedly refuses to meet with the executives of the big Wall Street banks that are New York City's largest private-sector employers.

Tlaib famously said shortly after being sworn in as a congresswoman that "we're going to impeach the motherfucker".

In the same tweet, Ocasio-Cortez pins threats she has received on Republicans, asking, "GOP, what's it going to take to stop?"

A spokesman for Ocasio-Cortez told the Washington Post that "the congresswoman's words speak for themselves" when asked to comment.

"Nearly 3,000 Americans lost their lives to Islamic terrorists on 9/11, yet Omar diminishes it as: 'Some people did something.' Democrat leaders need to condemn her brazen display of disrespect", she said. "I take in consumption and reading during the week but on the weekends I am not scrolling through trying to see what content journalists are writing".

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