After her longshot election victory over Rep. Joseph Crowley New York's 14th congressional district, Ocasio-Cortez has quickly established herself as a leader of the Democrat party's far-left wing, advocating for policy prescriptions such as the abolishment of ICE and a one-time cancelation of all student loans.
Meanwhile, the representative-elect and other progressive candidates have criticized their freshmen orientation ahead of becoming members of Congress. In the House, just 8 percent of Republicans and only 3.6 percent of Democrats offer paid internships.
"Time to walk the walk", Ocasio-Cortez.
She tweeted a link to an article in the Washington Post in which her campaign manager, Saikat Chakrabarti, confirmed that interns in her office would be paid "at least" $15 an hour. "We will be one of them".
In a follow-up tweet, the newly-elected Democratic Socialist from NY argued that it was unfair for Congress to "rely on unpaid interns & underpaid overworked staff".
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She also tweeted on Monday that she has seen congressional employees waiting tables on the side. I chatted up the staff. "This is a disgrace".
"She can not do either because she doesn't understand how the world works", she explained, "how people make money, how money is created, and the creation of money is actually a positive sum effort where more people thrive when more people make money!"
According to the Washington Post, House members of both parties rarely pay interns.
In a fiery series of tweets, Ocasio-Cortez shamed lawmakers for not doing enough to ensure interns are paid a workable wage across the board. And here is a Rashida Tlaib lady who says, Gary Cohn, former CEO, Goldman Sachs, addressing new members of Congress today, says, you guys are way over your head.