Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) explained why she believes “virtually every policy” that President Donald Trump pursues is actually a ruse to “personally enrich himself & his friends” ― and how racism works “as the cover for the con” because “corruption isn’t popular policy.”
“It’s always about the con,” she wrote Tuesday on Twitter in a thread that’s now going viral.
“That’s why addressing racism isn’t a ‘distraction,’” Ocasio-Cortez explained. “It’s key to understanding the hustle against working people.”
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Ocasio-Cortez had earlier used a separate thread to call out the Trump administration for “grinding legal, documented immigration to a halt.”