Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Sunday declined to say whether she would endorse President Joe Biden in 2024, fueling speculation about whether the president could face opposition. internal protest during the second term or not.
Ocasio-Cortez Appears on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday to discuss her experience during the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol. As her interview ended, host Dana Bash sought the lawmaker’s opinion on the 2024 field, noting that Biden’s public is eager to run for re-election.
“He is saying that he will run for re-election in 2024. Will you support him?” Bash asked.
“I’m focused on getting this majority now and preserving it this year and 2022. So we’ll cross that bridge when we get it,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “But I think if the president has the foresight, and that’s for sure, we’re all ready to entertain and check when the time comes.”
“It’s not a yes,” Bash replied.
“I think we should confirm when we get there,” but I believe the president has done a great job so far. And, you know, should he run again, I think I, you know, I think so – we’ll look into it. Immediately. We need to focus on getting a majority instead of a presidential election.”
This question follows the Democratic star’s endorsement of Alessandra Biaggi, a New York State Democratic senator seeking to oust Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), the head of the Committee. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Jim Messina, former campaign manager for President Barack Obama, has speak “Damn thing like this” could cost Democrats the House of Representatives in November.
Ocasio-Cortez told Bash that endorsements are needed to get millennials into Congress, not to further divide Democrats.
I don’t believe if we are elected once to Congress, we will be elected continuously forever,” she said. “Our party is changing, our party is dynamic. And right now, Millennials have profoundly less representation in Congress than Baby Boomers and Gen Xers back when they were our age, to be honest. At the end of the day, we need a generational change in the US Congress for a policy change in the US Congress.”