'I thought I was going to die': Ocasio-Cortez says she narrowly escaped death during Capitol siege
Addressing her supporters on Instagram Live, US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she was personally involved in a 'traumatising event' during the siege that she could not disclose due to security concerns.
Print text onlyPrintCancelUS Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she and other elected officials "narrowly escaped death" last week when a mob of President Donald Trump's supporters stormed into the US Capitol, and she was concerned her own "white supremacist" colleagues in Congress would put her at further risk.
Key points:Ms Ocasio-Cortez says she was personally involved in a "traumatising event" during the siegeShe feared for her life but could not disclose what specifically happened due to "security concerns"She said "many, many members of the House were nearly assassinated" during the siege
Addressing followers on an Instagram Live video, the Democratic politician said she personally had an encounter, the details of which she said she couldn't disclose due to security concerns, "where I thought I was going to die.""I had a pretty traumatising event happen to me, and I do not know if I can even disclose the full details of that event due to security concerns, but I can tell you that I had a very close encounter where I thought I was going to die," she said. headtopics.com
She said there was "a sense that something was wrong from the inside" and that she remained fearful even after she was taken to a secure location with other elected officials.Ms Ocasio-Cortez, who is Hispanic, noted that her fears were heightened because there were white supremacists and other extremists taking part in the mostly white mob.
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OMG (Oh My Gosh) get a grip. Fair Dinkum. Ahhhhhhhh hahahahaha!! Bullshite!! Yawn She was so scared she apparently did tequila shots and went on Instagram live for sympathy. AOC spews vile crap regularly. If you wanna run with the dogs you can’t pee like a puppy. She is a rescue dog no one wants to save. Reap what you sow. Lipstick Dipstick.
I keep hearing Roseanne Roseannadana. Absolute garbage. Dumpty's MAGAT Minions moronic enough to use Parler! Hacked by a Young Woman No Less 😂 Getting swept up & copping No Fly Notices LOL Okay Karen Pity What sensationalism. rubbish sensationalism absolute crap God, this is worse than I thought. She’s not making that up. The Republicans seem more like a terrorist organisation trying to crush all opponents. Why have they not removed Trump; maybe they are too scared of what they created..
That’s a shame! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 I love the Rolling Stones. Particularly the song “You don’t always get what you want” .. great music... 😂 Hopefully she'll feel more comfortable giving more details soon. Sounds terrifying. Anyone who’s every had violence directed at them (especially in the workplace) would understand. 😢
Bullshit!! A lot of halfwits here Really happy Australia doesn’t drift too far to the left. The cancel culture and political correctness virus are far dangerous than COVID-19. FatherBob No she didn't This woman!!!🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄 LIAR! She has massive hands!! Fair enough, democratically elected representatives of the people shouldn't have been put in this situation. It's worth noting though that the organiser of this white supremacist attack is not white. So maybe race hasn't got a lot to do with this?
Lies Trump wanted Pence to send votes back to the states for recounts, again & again if he wanted. If Pence had done this, the date by which the inauguration had to occur would have passed. Trump would have remained President? For life? Trump threw the election & set this up? This is rubbish draiochta14 have you seen this? Is it really?
Karen 2021 Finally the ABC has put on some decent Comedy. 🗽. 🇺🇲. 💔✔️ 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 Its true, she has been targeted by every right wing media. They mock her relentlessly if anyone was in danger from those right wing terrorists its her and pelosi. Fatboy Slim over at Lettuce Eaters gives an excellent analysis of AOC's latest insane ramblings...
Another AOC FAIL 🤦♀️ What do you expect, you're a communist in american government. she a fuck lair..... woke up ...sorry wake up Yep she's just like Australia's Sarah Hanson young 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 I call BS Another voyeurism piece of rubbish I read on FB that AOC is a Commie Marxist who hates Amurica. 'I thought i was going to die' KarenOC
Holy shit! sammonford Horse teeth at it again Who is she Meanwhile in the ABC boardroom... ‘why do some in the public not care about our funding increases being cut by the Govt’.... That’s horrific. My taxes are paying for the salaries of these so called journalists 👆 AOC has more neurons in her small left fingernail than our entire LNP - both Federal and State.
So have all the people the U.S. have bombed, attacked, invaded since WWII Imagine how the thousands of shop owners felt during the BLM riots felt then!!! Where were you then? ABC love AOC Nancy and child sniffing Joe must be paying alright, I can dribble bullshit as well, any jobs going FakeNews What BS!
That would have been terrifying for her. People don’t understand how unsafe POC feel around white supremacists. I hope she doesn’t develop PTSD. Many in congress will. But at least they can access and afford therapy. It would be nice if conservative politicians had the same genuine conviction as AOC has and not merely mouth what supporters want to hear while having absolutely no intention of benefiting any one but themselves while in office
Ocasio-Cortez has more ethical and moral fibre than those who mock her. She’s a strong, opinionated and principled woman - the world needs more like her. She dismantles toxic masculinities with such ease - the man babies can’t handle her. Even Pence A loyal trump supporter for 5 years gets turned on by him
To quote Nardia Bartel... 'So brave'.👍 The fact that the LNP and PM refuse to acknowledge the dangers with the failed insurrection, the criminal charges & even that the attempt itself happened, is a real national security concern when put in context of their attitude towards Australia - auspol Sandy is the queen of drama. Too bad she's in the congress.
No disrespect, but she no more “narrowly escaped death” than anyone else in the building. Certainly no more than the cops who confronted the rioters as Ms. Occasional-Cortex was ushered to safety. What crap. ABC. Yeah I’ll take gross overreactions to garner sympathy for $1000 thanks Alex The trumpettes are here to yelp their pain. Poor pets
Hopefully this makes her realise that she doesn't have a lot of time to get a vote on Medicare for all and pandemic relief. Broken country. Hopefully it collapses so the world is set free. Not suprising, pretty sure cable tie guy was looking for hostages. What a shame!! While AOC has some good policy platforms and a high IQ, this still doesn't make one wise or honest.
So so horrific Trailbait: successful. Look at all them losers... loloooool! Pure catnip for red pillers I'm afraid her shoes didn't make it. thathappened what an attention seeking cow! Nancy Pelosi wanted to stay in her chair, security wasn't having a bar of that. Would have been suicide by insurgent. Just horrifying, I have no doubt the RWNJ representatives are complicit to the terrorists, they need to be held responsible along with the Trumps & Rupert Murdoch
Wonder how far she will go push the external left ideas to Biden.. there is trouble building in the dems already When our very Christian PM, Scott Morrison refused to condemn Donald Trump for inciting this 'siege' he was telling us just exactly who he was. Believe him. And if you're a person of colour be worried - take his threat seriously.
One thing I wouldn't wish upon my worst enemy, being as disingenuous hollow & insincere as the ABC & it's true believers 😥sad hypoctites The lack of self awareness at TheirABC is astounding... Lol ABC fakenews again! Cue RWNJ comments and 'amusing' memes...