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AOC PAC can make pledge to slash police, defense expending a litmus test for candidates seeking guidance


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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s, D-N.Y., political motion committee is pushing a litmus test for prospective candidates trying to find their endorsement, demanding they pledge to slash law enforcement funding.

Ocasio-Cortez’s much-still left Courage to Alter PAC lately introduced its “countrywide questionnaire” for candidates searching for political business from local to countrywide degrees.

Buried deep in the questionnaire for potential endorsees is an obvious litmus test, necessitating any person trying to find the AOC-backed PAC’s blessing to vow to defund the law enforcement.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks with reporters, June 17, 2021, as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks with reporters, June 17, 2021, as she comes on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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“If managing for a legislative place, do you pledge to vote for the pursuing alternatively, if managing for an government situation or a position that does not vote on this sort of issues, do you pledge to publicly aid and work in the direction of the subsequent,” the questionnaire reads.

“A general public protection system to minimize the yearly spending budget for law enforcement and defense expending, and change all those cash to group assets and programs, such as: sufferer guidance and payment money group universities rehabilitation and re-entry programs for incarcerated persons?” Bravery to Change’s progressive litmus test proceeds.

Many susceptible Democrats in the Residence have already taken dollars from AOC’s PAC forward of the 2022 midterm elections in November, like Reps. Abigail Spanberger of Virginia, Colin Allred of Texas, and Cindy Axne of Iowa.

Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, speaks to reporters following a special service on Jan. 17, 2022 in Southlake, Texas. (Emil Lippe/Getty Images)

Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, speaks to reporters next a distinctive provider on Jan. 17, 2022 in Southlake, Texas. (Emil Lippe/Getty Illustrations or photos)

“These candidates took income from AOC and refused to return it in spite of her demand from customers that they commit to defunding the law enforcement,” National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) spokesman Mike Berg informed WHD News Digital in a assertion. “Democrats just can’t be dependable to retain communities risk-free.”

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Allred, Axne and Spanberger all been given $5,000 payments from Courage to Alter. None of their campaigns promptly responded to WHD News Digital’s requests for remark.

Also, Courage for Adjust did not promptly respond to WHD News Digital’s ask for for remark.

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